Police determined to arrest Okahandja armed robber

28 Oct 2017 17:10pm
OTJIWARONGO, 28 OCT (NAMPA) - The Otjozondjupa police have launched an investigation into an armed robbery that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning at Okahandja Shell Service Station.
Namibian Police Force’s Regional Crime Investigations Co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas in an interview with Nampa on Friday said one man armed with a pistol held two security guards at gunpoint at the service station at about 00h40 on Friday morning demanding money.
Andreas said the armed robber then went straight to the cash counter where he pulled out the N.dollars 2 700 that was there.
“The man then vanished in a vehicle that waited for him outside the building in the dark,” she said.
Andreas said the suspect had a mask on that covered his face during the armed robbery.
None of the workers on duty was injured, the police officer added.
A case of armed robbery has been opened at Okahandja and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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