Robbers with a taste for whiskey
Northam – Northam Police are investigating a case of business robbery with a firearm after three men robbed a tavern in extension 2 Northam on Saturday 4 September.
According to reports received, the robbers stormed into the tavern while the staff was preparing to close.
One of the robbers pointed the firearm at an employee and fired a shot into the roof demanding that the VSlots machines be opened. They looted the machines and a safe. Luckily, they did not manage to open the safe room.
Before fleeing the scene, they helped themselves to a few bottles of whiskey as well as the cellphones and wallets of the staff.
No arrests have been made yet and police appeal to anyone with information to contact the investigating officer on 082 565 7611 or crime stop number 08600 10111 or report it on the MySAPS app anonymously.
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