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Robbers flee with licensing documents

Elsburg SAPS is investigating a case of business robbery that occurred at the Wadeville Licensing Department on Osborn Road.

“It’s alleged that on April 16 at about 10.30pm, a group of about 10 suspects forced the door of the guard room open and two security officers on duty were held at gunpoint and then tied up,” said Elsburg SAPS spokesperson Daphney Phooko.

The suspects then proceeded to the main building, forced the burglar bars open to gain entrance through a window.

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“Inside the building, walls and doors were damaged to access offices. They took licensing documents. They also took 25 boxes of new unused municipal licensing documents,” said Phooko.

She added that the whereabouts of the two security officers who were on guard are unknown. SAPS investigators urged anyone with information to call 08600 10111 or 011 3838200.

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