Makhanda police investigate house robbery – Eastern Cape

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Makhanda police are investigating a case of house robbery after at least three armed men hit a house in Makhanda this morning, 28 August 2021.

At about 12:40am, it is alleged that a couple was sleeping in the bedroom when they heard someone forcing the lounge door of their house in MacDonald Street, Makhanda. A complainant further said that at least three men wearing balaclavas, all armed with firearms stormed into the house and held them at gunpoint. The suspects stole undisclosed amount of cash, cellphones and a necklace before fleeing the scene. A case of house robbery was opened for further investigation.

Anyone who might be able to assist with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects, who are still at large is requested to contact the detectives’ standby number on 082 301 9427. The information may also be shared via Crime Stop 08600 10111. All information is strictly confidential and callers have the right to remain anonymous.