GEORGE NEWS - South Africa's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, the Hawks, is investigating an armed robbery that took place at Total Sandkraal in Nelson Mandela Boulevard yesterday, 26 April.
According to a spokesperson for the Hawks, Zinzi Hani, the incident occurred at approximately 07:20 yesterday morning when Fidelity ADT security guards were allegedly accosted by two armed suspects while they were picking up money from the Bonjour shop on the premises.
"The suspects threatened the guards and took an undisclosed amount of money after which they fled on foot and disappeared into the nearby residential area. No arrests have been made and the Hawks are currently following up on any and all possible leads," Hani said.
No injuries were reported.
George Herald is awaiting comment from Fidelity ADT.
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