SAPS Kwazakele detectives are on the hunt for three armed suspects who allegedly robbed an Old Age Home in Booi Street, Zwide today, Tuesday, 5 October 2021.
It is alleged that at about 11:45, the complainant was hijacked by three armed men, in Sompontsha Street and they took him to the facility where the suspects broke down an office door and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects then forced the complainant back into his VW Polo and they drove off with him towards a clinic in Zwide, where they dropped him. Police later recovered the VW Polo abandoned in Sompontsha Street. Cases of business robbery, hijacking and kidnapping are under investigation.
Anyone who might be able to assist with any information that can lead to the suspects arrest is requested to contact the investigating officer, Detective Captain Vernel Arries on 082 442 0963, SAPS Crime Stop 08600 10111 or contact the nearest police station.
Source: South African Police Service