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Alleged robber fatally wounded during an armed robbery at a jewellery store

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape


KIMBERLEY - The police in Kimberley are investigating an attempted business robbery and murder case following an armed robbery at a local jewellery store at the Monument Spar shopping complex today, 09 October 2021 at 10:15.

It is alleged that at approximately 10:15 four unknown men entered the store and presented themselves as customers.

They demanded jewellery and money from the owners and the shop assistants.

A struggle ensued inside the store and shots were fired injuring one of the male suspects who collapsed outside the store. The deceased was declared dead on the scene.

The police implemented the 72 Hour Activation plan to mobilize all the specialized police resources to apprehend and arrest the suspects.

Any person who has information regarding the incident can contact the Investigating officer, Sgt Modise Moshotloa at 082 302 0407 or via the MySAPS App. All information will be treated confidentially.


Col Mashay Gamieldien
082 555 1800