HMS jewellery shop robbed of goods

Brixton Police Station say seven suspects conducted a heist at HMS jewellery shop on Campus Square. Photo:File.

 

AUCKLAND PARK – Suspects fired several shots during a robbery at a jewellery store on Campus Square at about 10 am on 24 February.

Communications officer for Brixton Police Station, Jeanette Backhoff said although there was a total of seven suspects, only three went into the shop.

“Seven [empty casings] were found in the shop, as they used a firearm to break the [display] cases where the jewellery was kept.”

She added that, at this stage, the value of the stolen jewellery is unknown.

Backhoff explained that the suspects had parked their getaway car, a white golf, in front of the square’s Wimpy. No one was injured.

A case of armed robbery has been opened at the Brixton Police Station.

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  AUTHOR
Neo Phashe
Journalist

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