Armed robbery at Village Mall

Four armed robbers on Sunday threatened shop assistants at a clothing store in Hartbeespoort at gunpoint and fled with clothes, cellphones and cash.


Two robbers, armed with a firearm, entered Markham in Village Mall around 09:40, while two were keeping watch at the store entrance.
According to police spokesperson, Maria Nkabinde, the robbers took clothes and cellphones from the shelves and placed them in a bag. They also took cash from the till before leaving the shop.
According to an eyewitness the robbers then leisurely strolled out of the mall, got into a Toyota Corolla and fled the scene.
“No shots were fired and the suspects are still at large. Anyone with information regarding the incident can call the investigating officer Lieutenant Colonel Gabaiphiwe Mafotsa on 082 492 3994 or call Crime Stop Hotline on 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can be communicated on MySAPS Application.”