Manhunt after robbery at Addo chalets

2018-09-27 06:00

THE police in Addo in conjunction with detectives from the Uitenhage Cluster Operational Command Centre have launched a manhunt for suspects who allegedly broke into chalets that are situated next to the R335 in Addo.

It is alleged that the suspects broke the windows of the chalets and climbed through them in order to rob guests during the early hours (03:40) of Wednesday, 19 September.

“The suspects allegedly threatened the visitors with firearms and took clothing, cellphones and a laptop and fled on foot from the scene,” said police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart.

Uitenhage Cluster detectives are investigating a case of house robbery and detectives are following up on all possible leads. The complainants did not sustain any injuries during the incident.

The South African Police Service appeal to business owners to improve their security measures in an attempt to safeguard their visitors.

No arrests were made as yet and anyone who might be able to assist with any information, may contact Detective Warrant Officer Wouter Verwey on 084 846 2273 or the Crime Stop toll-free number 08600 10111.

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