Potchesftroom police call for public assistance to locate three persons of interest who can assist police in a robbery case

Police in Potchefstroom is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying three persons of interest. They are between the ages of 19 and 37, Sotho speaking and can possibly assist the police in a robbery case that was reported at midday on Tuesday, 17 January 2023 in an open field, close to Wallis Street, Potchefstroom. During the incident, two students were allegedly walking, when they were overpowered by suspects and threatened with knives. They were robbed of cellular phones, cash and their carry bags containing various personal documents.

Anyone who can assist the police in identifying these persons is requested to contact the investigating officer, Sergeant Victor Gabaekangoe at Potchefstroom Detectives on the following number Cell: 082 ?378 2890/018 299 7436. Furthermore you can contact your local police station or Crime Stop on ??08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via the My SAPS App from your smart phone.

Source: South African Police Service