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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Welkom: On Saturday 18 April 2019, a 23 year old victim used a sedan [ 4+1] silver Toyota Corolla taxi and there were three (3) occupants inside. One of the passengers had a hoody on tied to his face and was sitting with the victim at the back seat.

The taxi stopped at Hammond Street, Rietzpark. The victim was assaulted by the suspect and the other suspect joined the beating.

One of the suspects pulled out a hand gun and they pulled the victim out of the taxi. The suspects searched the victim and took his wallet, watch, cellphone and his bag and they drove off using the same taxi.

A case docket of armed robbery was registered at Welkom and a facial identification were compiled.

Anyone who may have information that may lead to the arrests of these suspects, can contact Detective Warrant Officer Riaan de Lange of Welkom Detective Services at telephone number (057) 391 6271 during office hours.