ATM bombed in supermarket

2010-07-16 10:11

A group of armed men held up staff and blasted open an ATM at a supermarket in Nuffield, Springs today, Gauteng police said.

Police spokesperson Captain Johannes Ramphora said: “The men made the shop staff and customers lie down while they stole money from the tills and bombed the FNB ATM.”

The group, estimated to be in their twenties, robbed the Buyrite Supermarket around 8am.

No one was hurt, but the shop’s property including counters, tills, windows and stock were “extremely damaged”.

Ramphora said: “We have arrested no suspects and have no leads yet, but we know that the getaway car they used is a white, C-Class Mercedes Benz.”

Ramphora did not know how much money was taken from the tills or the ATM. 

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