Business robbery

2016-03-03 06:00

AN MTN store in the Tongaat CBD was robbed by three men on Tuesday, 1 March.

Tongaat SAPS communications officer Warrant Officer Manisha Maharaj-Marie said according to the staff, they were preparing the store before the could open for the day when the three men entered and Robb’s them.

“One suspect was armed with a gun and they had knives, a chopper and sharp objects,” said Maharaj-Marie.

Maharaj-Marie said the suspects tied the staff and gagged them in the store room.

“The suspects fled with a large quantity of phones and cash. The staff members taken to Victoria hospital for treatment of trauma n shock,” said Maharaj-Marie.

The men were dressed in black pants and shirts and are believed to be young in age.

“We are appealing to anyone with information in this robbery to contact the Tongaat SAPS,” said Maharaj-Marie.

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