The South African Police Service (SAPS) in KwaZulu-Natal is set to launch a manhunt for four suspects who robbed a Cash Crusaders store at the Bluff Shopping Centre in Durban on Monday, 05 April 2021.
The incident was captured on CCTV footage and shows the men pacing back in fourth in the store before one of them pulls out a gun. Two of them are then seeing emptying some of the shelves and stuffing some items into a large back, while the armed suspect stands by the door.
No arrests have been made yet. At this point, further details surrounding the robbery remain unknown. The SAPS in the province has confirmed the incident, but could not go into further detail.
“Four unknown males entered Cash Crusaders Bluff Towers. Two firearms were produced. And the glass cabinet was broken and cellphones were taken,” said KZN SAPS spokesperson, Brigadier Thembeka Mbhele in a statement.
“The smoke alarm was activated and the suspects fled in a white polo [with] false plates and Ford ranger [with] no number plate.”
It isn’t the first time that the retailer has fallen victim to armed robberies, as in one of the latest incidents, law enforcement officials in Cape Town arrested four suspects allegedly involved in an armed robbery at Cash Crusaders in Hanover Park.
The suspects were subsequently charged with armed robbery, illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, possession of a stolen vehicle, and possession of presumed stolen property.
— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) April 5, 2021