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Tuck shop owner threatened with knife, robbed

Police: The victim was offloading stock when he was grabbed by four men.

A 26-year-old tuck shop owner was attacked at his shop by four men at about 10.30am recently.

According to Captain Appel Ernst, Randfontein Police spokesperson, the incident took place on Friday, 8 January in Dragon Street, Mohlakeng.

It is alleged the victim was offloading stock at a tuck shop when he was grabbed by four unknown men. He was then forced into his vehicle by the suspects.

“He was allegedly threatened with a knife and the suspects then searched him.”

The suspects robbed him of a substantial amount of money, a cellphone and a few cartons of cigarettes. The suspects then slashed the wheels of the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. The victim did not sustain any serious injuries in the process.

Any information can be communicated to the Randfontein Detectives on 011 278 8100.

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