Tzaneen Police officers are hunting for a group of armed suspects who targeted the Total sports at Tzaneen Crossing and fled with thousands of rands in cash on Sunday.
Tzaneen Police Spokesperson Sgt Maurice Nkwashu confirmed the armed robbery took place on Sunday, 10 January at about 10:30.
“A group of six balaclava clad men with firearms stormed the shop and forced the employees and customers back into the storeroom, tied them up”
“They instructed the manager to open the safe and took R12633. 00(twelve thousand six hundred and thirty three thousand Rands in cash and different brands of cellphones worth. R83433-00(eighty four thousand four hundred and thirty three thousand Rands only)” he said
The suspects then fled on foot.
The case of Business robbery was opened and the suspects are still at large.
Anyone with information can contact Col Mathebula at 0824143309 /0797902427/0153062111