Wednesday, 20 October, 2021

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Sabie cross-pavement robbery leaves one dead, one injured

A cross-pavement robbery took place in Sabie at around 07:00 this morning.

Police are investigating the matter after a group of suspects reportedly attacked security guards. A shootout reportedly ensued as suspects were trying to rob the security personnel. One security guard reportedly sustained some injuries after being shot. One of the suspects was fatally shot during this incident.

The injured guard was taken to hospital for treatment. The circumstances surrounding this incident forms part of the investigation and a charge of attempted murder is also being investigated regarding the injured security official.

An Audi A6, which was reportedly used by the suspects, was also recovered. It had been reported hijacked around the area of Calcutta.

Police have since launched a manhunt for the remaining suspects and urge members of the public to assist with information by calling Detective Sergeant Given Mahlako at 082 8440 229 or the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111.

Alternatively, information can be sent via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.

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