Private school robbed in Johannesburg

2012-03-23 23:12

Johannesburg - A private school in Honeydew, Johannesburg was robbed by a gang of four armed men on Friday, police said.

The four tied the security guard up at the Charterhouse College at 01:00 on Friday, said Warrant Officer Karen Jacobs.

"They put the guard in a storeroom and ransacked the offices. They fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money and electrical appliances," she said.

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  • Frank - 2012-03-24 04:01

    They were actually from the Gauteng education department and got away with four dictionaries, seven pencils and a blackboard duster. This is in line with the current drive by the department to bolster the level of education in Gauteng.

      Bee2205 - 2012-03-24 07:15

      LOL!!!!!!! Nice one Frank!

  • Frank - 2012-03-24 04:07

    The title of this article should be "Private school in Jhb robbed". It's not asif the school moves around to other places.

  • Ben - 2012-03-24 06:27

    Be careful in S.A. while you enjoy your coffee. Someone might steal the milk out of it.

  • Duncan Thabiso Mphailane - 2012-03-24 07:36

    Why is the management of the school keep money at the premises? Trying to avoid paying taxes?

      Ex - 2012-03-24 09:53

      The money was locked away in a safe. This monies was due to be paid to the gardener and the cleaning lady. They will now have to wait for their pay until the police investigation is completed.

  • Bluemast - 2012-03-24 08:14

    "Were you there?" You ask, NO, I don't walk around schools at one a.m. !!! Only criminals do that - silly question!

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