NEWSFLASH: Armed gang raid Centurion cellular store

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Three armed men robbed a cellphone store in Centurion mall on Sunday morning.

The men entered an MTN store around 09:45, police said.

“They ordered the employees and the customers into the store room at the back of the shop,” said police spokesperson Captain Colette Weilbach.

She said one of the customers in the store tried to fight back against the armed men, but was hit on the head with a firearm.

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“The suspects demanded the keys of the store’s safe, and took cell phones as well as an undisclosed amount of money,” said Weilbach.

“They fled the scene in a white BMW 5 series and are still at large.”

She said Lyttleton police were investigating the robbery. No arrests have yet been made.

“Anyone who can assist the police with information can contact the Lyttelton police station at 012 644 8644 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.”

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