Police in Lebowakgomo, Limpopo have launched a manhunt for suspects who robbed two cash and carry shops this past weekend. The first incident took place at Unit A complex, on Sunday at about 08:45.
Reportedly, a group of armed suspects with face masks entered the shop and pointed the owner and his employees with firearms.
They were all instructed to lie down and not to scream. They robbed them of a stock and an undisclosed amount of money from the tills. The suspects loaded the stock in a silver Nissan NP200 and fled from the scene.
Police were summoned to the scene, and a case of business robbery was opened for investigation.
ANOTHER CASH AND CARRY SHOP ROBBED IN LEBOWAKGOMO
In another incident, two unknown suspects are on the run after an armed robbery that occurred at Mayibuye Cash and Carry in Maijane village. This incident took place on Saturday, 04 November at about 16:30.
The victim was reportedly delivering merchandise at the tuckshop. Upon stopping by the entrance at the shop, his colleague opened the truck door to offload and when he returned back to collect another stock, two unknown suspects pointed at him with a firearm.
He was ordered to hand over the school bag that contained thousands of rands of money inside the truck.
Furthermore, the suspects robbed two cellphones and a wallet containing cash before firing two shots while fleeing the scene with a grey Nissan NP200 bakkie.