Armed robbers target Umbilo businesses

ARMED robbers held up staff and a customer at a business premises in Umbilo Road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Blue Security community and media liaison officer Andreas Mathios said a gang of three suspects, one of them armed with a firearm, entered the premises at around 3.10am.

“The suspects held up staff at gunpoint and robbed them and a customer of an undisclosed sum of cash and other valuables,” he said.

Mathios said armed robbers had also held up a team that was offloading boxes of clothing at a business premises in Alan Paton Road at around 8.15am on Saturday morning.

“The team was busy offloading boxes from a trailer when a white bakkie stopped next to them and suspects jumped out and held them up at gunpoint.The suspects fled with nine boxes. No injuries were reported,” he said.

Berea Mail

Latest News


Recommended Story x
WATCH: Armed robbers hit Atrium store