Police in search for farm armed robbery suspects

Police in White River are looking for two suspects who attacked and robbed a couple of a vehicle, firearms, ammunition and a telescope at a farm.

According to information at the police’s disposal, the suspects appeared from no where and held them up at gunpoint before tying them up. The duo then reportedly took the wife into the house leaving the husband outside.

Inside the house they reportedly broke open the safe door and took the following firearms: 4 x 38 special revolvers with 25 rounds, 303 hunting rifle, 40 rounds, 410 shotgun, 12gage shot gun, .22 rifle and telescope.

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In the meantime the husband managed to untie himself and ran to the tar road for assistance where he then called a security company.

The suspects are reported to have tried stealing a Nissan 14 but failed, however they managed to steal the couple’s silver Mercedes-Benz with the following reg no: FNG 547 MP and fled from the scene with all the stolen items.
A .38 special revolver was found at the gate.

The police are appealing to anyone who may assist in the investigation to contact Warrant Officer Joubs Joubert at 082 7144 983 or call the SAPS Crimestop Number 08600 10111

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