Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Welkom: Business woman was robbed by eight unknown African male suspects with firearms. No arrests have been made yet and the police are still looking for the suspects.

On the 03 February 2019, Welkom Police received a complaint of a robbery at Ha Mantsho tavern at Othello street Bedelia, Welkom. Eight men stormed inside the tavern, demanding cash at gun point. They attacked tavern owner Me Mamokeki Mankunu [55] complainant, customers and the son of the complainant Sello.

They took safe keys, unlock the safe and took undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot from the scene.

No shots were fired during the robbery. The complainant was taken to hospital for treatment. A case of armed robbery was registered for further investigation at Welkom Police Station.

Should anyone have information about the suspects or their whereabouts can contact the investigating officer Captain Yolanda Hulme of Welkom Detective Services at telephone number 057 391 6286 during office hours.