National 25.8.2016 12:21 pm

Four suspects sought for armed robbery

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The suspects failed to steal a car before they fled in an unknown vehicle.

Tzaneen police in Limpopo are still on the hunt for the four armed suspects who attacked two security guards and stole a number of items to the estimated value of R300 000 at Sapekoe Middlekop.

“It is alleged that on Tuesday evening between 9pm and 11pm, the suspects ordered the security guards to lie down at gunpoint and robbed them of two cellphones,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.

“Eight chainsaws, six digging forks, 28 litres of diesel, 7 car batteries, 6 car tyres, compressor, generator, 2 car jacks, toolbox, 20 litres of oil, and a Nissan canopy were also stolen,” added Ngoepe.

The suspects also attempted to steal a car but failed before they fled in an unknown car, Letaba Herald reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the nearest police station or Captain Theo Mans on 082 445 7627 or contact crime stop on 0860010111.

Police investigations are still continuing.

– Caxton News Service

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