WATCH | Durban liquor store hit by armed gang

A Pick n Pay liquor store in Durban was robbed by a gang of armed men on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police have confirmed.

The armed robbery took place at 05:00 in the morning, when the armed group held up security guards at Berea shopping centre.

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One of the men threatened the security guards with a firearm, before breaking the glass door, said police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala.

"They took various liquor from the business premises, before fleeing the scene in their getaway vehicle", she said.

A case of business robbery has been opened with the Umbilo police. 

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