Robbery at Exact store, Midtown Mall

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BONUS - RUSTENBURG - On Wednesday morning, shortly after 09:30, seven African males, speaking Zulu and English, entered the Exact Store in the "Midtown Mall" in the Rustenburg CBD.

According to Captain Elsabé Augoustides, police spokesperson in Rustenburg, the men had three bags with them, they made enquiries about where the mobile phones were kept. They demanded the clients and workers to hand over their phones, threatening that they would shoot them if they did not cooperate. One of the workers who observed what was happening, fled to a nearby clothing store and requested them to phone the Police as they was a robbery in progress at Exact. The robbers according to Augoustides, then saw the worker fleeing the scene and realised that he was going to make alarm. Subsequently, they fled the scene with only five mobile phones of the employees and clients.
No shots were fired and nobody was injured. The police are investigating cases of common robbery.