Four armed robberies reported over the weekend

27 Oct 2013 18:00pm
WINDHOEK, 27 OCT (NAMPA) - Four cases of armed robbery were reported to the Namibian Police over the weekend.
The Head of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s public relations division, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi said at a media briefing here on Sunday that N.dollars 1 million in cash was stolen from Coco Shop No 3 in Post Street Mall at gun point on Saturday.
Two unknown suspects entered the shop and gun-pointed the complainant before looting the shop. The cash, one iPad and an iPhone, as well as an HTC cellphone, were stolen from the shop. Police investigations continue.
In another incident, a taxi driver was robbed by four passengers who he transported from Single Quarters to a bar in Eveline Street on Saturday. The unknown suspects gun-pointed the taxi driver and robbed him of N.dollars 600 before fleeing the scene.
No arrests were made and police investigations continue.
The Wanaheda police are investigating a case of robbery after three suspects armed with a gun and knife robbed a couple of items valued at N.dollars 38 000. The stolen items included three cameras, three cellphones, one travelling bag, and a handbag.
The incident took place at Goreangab Dam on Thursday at around 17h00. No arrests were made and police investigations continue.
At Groot Aub in the Hardap Region, unknown suspects armed with firearms broke into Magic Bar in the Oshakati residential area. The incident occurred on Thursday at around 01h00.
The suspects tied up their victims with masking tape at a house on Erf 41B, which is located adjacent to the bar. The suspects fled the scene with N.dollars 7 000. No arrests have been made, and police investigations into the matter continue.
Meanwhile, the police in Okahandja are investigating a case of stock theft after the carcasses of three heads of cattle were found on Farm Ozombanda. No arrests have been made yet and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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