OK: Armed robbers hold up store

2010-05-10 00:00

NINE men armed with AK47 rifles and handguns robbed an OK grocery store in Winterton on Friday evening. According to a source close to the Simmies OK MiniMark store, the heavily armed gang forced everyone in the store to lie down.

Two of the suspects ordered the manager to open the safe and two ransacked the tills, while the others stood guard. Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Mdunge confirmed that the robbers took about R30 000. Simmies OK manager Paul Simson said he was grateful no one got hurt.

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