Robbers take family phones

2017-11-07 06:00

Lentegeur police are asking for help with their investigation of a Mandalay house robbery.

The owner of a house in Hermes Wayhad been asleep when two unknown men – one armed with a gun – entered the house by forcing the kitchen stable door open on Sunday 1 October before 02:00.

The homeowner says the men shone a torch in the family’s faces and fled with their cellphones worth R1000.

No shots were fired and no-one was injured during the robbery.

No-one has been arrested.

Police are urging residents to come forward with information that can help in the investigation.

The homeowner describes the one robber as a man aged around 30 and around 1.79m tall.

He is slender with a dark complexion.

V Anyone with information is urged to call detective Constable Ricardo Louw on 021 377 5000 or 082 411 2382.

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