German tourist and Kenyan student robbed
15 Dec 2017 14:40pm
WINDHOEK, 15 DEC (NAMPA) - A German tourist was allegedly robbed while asking for directions at Ongwediva on Wednesday.
The Namibian Police Force in a crime report issued on Friday said the 30-year-old woman was robbed of a Canon 750D camera with two lenses valued at N.dollars 13 600.
The incident occurred at around 16h20 near Kaimbi Street.
The woman reportedly stopped her vehicle to ask for directions when an unknown suspect coming from another vehicle forced the victims car door open and grabbed an orange bag containing the camera equipment.
He then fled from the scene in a silver Toyota Corolla.
In the capital, a 40-year-old Kenyan national was allegedly held at gunpoint and robbed of items valued at N.dollars 13 400 in the Hochland Park residential area on Wednesday.
The man, who is a student, was in a taxi at around 20h20 when the incident occurred.
He was allegedly robbed by three men, who were also occupants in the Toyota Corolla taxi.
They robbed him of his HP laptop, a Samsung cellphone, N.dollars 1 400 in cash and his passport before pushing him out of the vehicle and driving off.
No recovery or arrest has been made yet in respect of the two robberies and police investigations are underway.