Police station commander robbed in his own home

2016-11-15 17:19
Colonel Vernon Bester (Supplied)

Colonel Vernon Bester (Supplied)

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Cape Town - Two robbers broke into Kleinvlei station commander Colonel Vernon Bester's house in Kuils River on Tuesday morning and made off with his cellphone and jewellery after threatening him.

Netwerk24 reported that Bester, who was home alone, was in his bedroom when the robbers struck at around 02:00.

Kuils River station commander Colonel Pieter Galant, who was on the scene himself at 03:00, said the robbers gained entry through a side door.

"Luckily he wasn't injured," Galant said.

The robbers have not been apprehended.

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