Armed robbery at mine

Community News

SAPS Kuruman is investigating a case of business robbery.
On Wednesday 05 July at approximately 20:30 a large group of armed men entered a local mine near Kuruman.
The group threatened the mine security with firearms and locked up the eight secu-rity personnel in a room.
It is alleged that the suspects fled with a substantial amount of copper wire they
stole from the mining plant.
Police launched an intense search for the suspects with assistance from the SAPS airwing, K9 unit, flying squad, public order policing units and the local police stations.
No suspects were arrested, however police are requesting anyone with informa-tion to please call Detective Lieutenant Col-onel Mac Konkwane on 082 494 3540.
The investigation continues.