Gunmen hit Hudsons eatery

2015-06-16 06:01
Hudsons Burger Joint in Protea Road was robbed by five men dressed as security guards.

Hudsons Burger Joint in Protea Road was robbed by five men dressed as security guards.

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Hudsons Burger Joint in Protea Road, Claremont was robbed at gun point by five men who posed as G4S security guards on Sunday.

While customers were enjoying their bur­gers at around 22:20 they suddenly had their stomachs turning as five armed, unknown men entered the restaurant.

The robbers held up the staff and customers at gun point and ordered them to lie on the floor.

They took a large amount of cash and cellphones belonging to customers. They fled from the scene in an unknown direction. No shots were fired and no injuries sustained during the robbery.

Police spokesperson Captain Angie Latchman confirms the incident.

“Follow-up investigation by the police established the suspects were dressed in a uniform which looked very similar to that of security officers. After the robbery they fled in a white Toyota Corolla with an unknown registration number. Investigations continue,” says Latchman.

The police are appealing to anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of the suspects or the getaway car, to make contact with the investigating officer, Detective Constable Mkauseli Ngiyana at the Claremont police on 021 657 2255


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