KwaNobuhle: Three robberies within five hours

POLICE seek the public’s assistance in solving three robbery incidents that occurred within five hours in KwaNobuhle.

The first incident occurred on Monday, 6 August 2018 around 20:40. The complainant allegedly was watching television at a house in Mkile Street, when she heard a knock at the door. She opened it and three unknown men, one armed with a firearm, stormed into the house. “Suspects stole cash, a leather jacket and three cell phones before fleeing in a grey Toyota Avanza. No person was injured during the incident and the suspects are still at large. A case of house robbery was opened for investigation,” said police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart.

In another incident, on the same evening around 22:25, a complainant alleged that he stopped his blue Volkswagen Caddy with registration number HWT 574 EC in the driveway of his house in Makuleni Street and was approached by two men.

“The men pointed firearms at him and demanded the vehicle keys. The suspects sped off with the vehicle. No person was injured during the incident and the suspects are still at large. A case of hijacking was opened for investigation,” said Captain Swart.

The third incident occurred on Tuesday, 7 August around 01:30. A complainant alleged that she was asleep in her bedroom and was woken by a noise in her house.

“She went out of her bedroom and saw two men. One was armed with a shotgun and the other with a pistol. She then ran back and locked herself in her room,” said Captain Swart.

Moments later she saw that a television, cell phone and play station were missing from the house. A case of house robbery was opened for investigation.

  • Police are urging anyone who may assist with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the nearest police station or 08600 10111