Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Odendaalsrus: Police are looking for five African male suspects after robbing cash store money, airtime and cigarettes with firearms. Police appeal to the community to help with the information about the suspects and their whereabouts so that they can be arrested and answer to their evil deeds.
On the 20 January 2020, the two Bangladesh employees of Mama Cash Store at K5 Kutloanong, were awaken by five unknown male persons pointing them with firearms. Each one of the suspects was having a firearm with him.
The suspects demanded cash and after getting it, they also took airtime and cigarettes all to the total value of R310 000.00. Two shots were fired but luckily no one was injured. No arrests have been made yet and the police are still following the information about the suspects.
The suspects cut the burglar of the front window to gain entrance into the shop.
Any person who might have the information about the suspects or their whereabouts can contact the investigating officer Warrant Officer Thomas Thaetsi of Odendaalsrus Detective Services at telephone number (057) 916 2426, during office hours.