Armed robbers target supermarket

The five suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. File photo.

A supermarket in Randfontein was targeted by five men, many of them armed, on Tuesday, 9 October.

Constable Carmen Hendricks, Randfontein Police spokesperson, confirmed that a case of business robbery is being investigated and that the incident took place at about 12.30pm.

“It has been alleged by a 33-year-old victim that an unknown man entered the shop to inquire about prices. At the same time, four other men entered the shop and produced firearms, and ordered the victims to lie down,” Hendricks said.

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She added that the suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money from the till, cellphones and one of the victims’ wallet.

“The suspects fled scene in a white Mercedes Benz with an unknown registration number. No injuries were sustained and no shots were fired,” Hendricks said.

Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects is requested to call the police on 011 278 8100.

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