Retreat bottle store robbed by two gunmen

2016-10-25 06:00

Steenberg police are investigating a case of business robbery after Negresco bottle store, in Retreat Road, was robbed at gunpoint last Monday.

Steenberg police spokesperson Warrant Officer John Bartlett says a worker was busy serving customers when the robbery took place. When he opened the gate two men pushed it open and asked for the owner of the store and money.

“One of the suspects pointed a firearm at [him] and the other one said they must shoot [him].”

The worker had a box in his hand containing R700 in cash and the robbers took it. They also went to a cupboard and removed a cooler bag with R250 in cash.

No arrests have been made.

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