Shop’s cash robbed

2017-06-27 06:01

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Athlone police are on the lookout for two men who robbed a business in Lawrence Road on Thursday.

Athlone police spokesperson Sergeant Zita Norman says two unknown men entered the shop, with one of them jumping over the counter. The second one pointed a firearm at the store owner.

The robber behind the counter took R2500 in cash and the owner’s cellphone. The robbers then fled.

No shots were fired and no injuries sustained.

Meanwhile, police are also looking for a man linked to a robbery in Kewtown on Friday morning.

Norman says a woman living at Cross Boulevard was followed into her home by an unknown man.

He asked for her cellphone and money and threatened to shoot her.

She gave him two cellphones and R70 and he ran off.

V Anyone with information on crime can call the police at Crime Stop on 0860 010 111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.


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