South Africa: Police Launch Manhunt After House Robbery in Uitenhage

press release

The police in Uitenhage in conjunction with detectives from the Operational Command Centre have launched a manhunt for at least three suspects who allegedly hit a home in Uitenhage today.

On Wednesday, 10 April 2019 around 3:30pm, it is alleged that at least three men armed with firearms stormed into a house in Ross Gradwell Street, Uitenhage. The suspects allegedly threatened a 53-year-old woman and her two children with firearms. The suspects covered the victims with towels and stole clothing, cellphones, jewellery, a laptop and cash before fleeing the scene. At this stage, it is unknown whether a getaway vehicle was used. Police are investigating a case of house robbery and detectives are following up on all possible leads.

Anyone who might be able to assist with any information, may contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Wouter Verwey on 084 846 2273 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: SAPS

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.