Dutch tourist robbed of N.dollars 17 800

08 Jan 2018 18:40pm
WINDHOEK, 08 JAN (NAMPA) – A 64-year-old Dutch male tourist was allegedly robbed of N.dollars 17 800 in Windhoek on Sunday at around 05h30.
According to a daily crime report issued on Monday by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), the victim was attempting to withdraw money from an ATM in Tal Street, Ausspannplatz when the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at him and robbed him of his ATM card.
“Later on, the suspects withdrew N.dollars 17 800 from the ATM using the victim’s card,” states the report.
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the robbery, but the ATM card and money are yet to be recovered.
In a separate incident, an unidentified victim was robbed of his taxi on Sunday at around 02h00 in Wanaheda by three unknown men.
According to the report, the vehicle, which is valued at N.dollars 50 000, is not yet recovered and no arrests have been made.
Meanwhile, an unknown suspect robbed a security guard on duty in Okahandja on Saturday at around 01h33.
The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the security guard and broke a container with a bolt cutter and stole items valued at N.dollars 25 280.
No arrests have been made yet and NamPol investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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