Double trouble

2015-05-05 06:00

Police are on the hunt for a gun-toting couple who has gone on a robbing spree in Wynberg.

According to a report from Wynberg police the couple entered a store in Sussex Road and asked the shopkeeper for a cold drink.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Silvino Davids says the couple took out a gun and held the shopkeeper up.

“They locked him up in the storeroom and stole R2000 cash, cigarettes and airtime before fleeing the scene,” he says.

Davids explains the couple fit the description of other robberies in the area and are calling on anyone who might know their identity to come forward.

“We are following up on leads but so far it seems they operate mostly in Wynberg East,” he explains.

Police also warn about two men armed with knives robbing commuters in the subways near the Wynberg Transport Interchange.

They say the subways create the perfect escape and warn commuters to be on the lookout and conceal all valuables and to walk in groups. V

If you have any information, call the Wynberg Police Station on 021 799 1300 or call Davids on 079 894 1470

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