Security guard robbed of rifle inside Amalinda Post office

South African Police Service

Security guard robbed of rifle inside Amalinda Post office
Security guard robbed of rifle inside Amalinda Post office

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery following the robbery of an on duty security guard at Amalinda Post office, East London on 17 October 2018. It is alleged that a male in his mid 20s entered the facility and joined the queue pretending to be a customer when he suddenly turned around and pointed the security guard with a pistol and demanded his rifle and the guard obliged, suspect fled on foot.

Members of the K9 unit immediately searched the surrounding areas and spotted the fleeing suspect who threw the pistol on the ground and disappeared in the bushes.

Members of the public are urged to help the police in apprehending this dangerous criminal by contacting the Cambridge Police Station on 043-7097500 or 0860010111.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service