Five robbery suspects on the run in the capital

27 Sep 2017 18:50pm
OSHAKATI, 27 SEP (NAMPA) – A 38-year-old security guard employed with the Namibia Protection Services was left in shock after three unidentified men robbed the Cash Loan he was stationed at, at gun point.
The items stolen include three cell phones valued at N.dollars 11 500 and N.dollars 21 749 cash.
The theft happened at about 07h50 at Iscor Street, Northern Industrial Area at Light House Financial Service Cash Loan, according to a daily crime report.
It is alleged that the men who are between 40 and 50 years old respectively, arrived at the financial institution in a white sedan getaway vehicle.
No arrests have been made yet and police investigations continue.
Another case of attempted armed robbery and malicious damage to property is also being investigated after two more men tied up another security guard of the same security services, before attempting to rob an Auto Teller Machine (ATM) machine.
This happened at the First National Bank ATM at Khomasdal Spar at Kanaan Street, between 02h00 and 03h00.
The suspects allegedly attempted to cut the backdoor of the ATM, damaging it in the process, but were distracted by some movements before they could obtain anything.
They fled the scene and no arrests have been made yet.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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