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Four men are currently on the run from local law enforcement, following an armed robbery at a store situated at the Newcastle Mall.
Taking place shortly after 1 pm on Tuesday, 24 May 2022, the men entered a cellphone store situated at entrance 3 of the Newcastle Mall.
Providing further insight, Ithemba Security’s Mornè Potgieter says, “The four suspects entered the store, produced firearms and proceeded to rob the store.”
He further noted that the suspects managed to escape with an undisclosed amount of money and cell phones.
The men were seen speeding away towards Madadeni, after leaving the mall in two separate vehicles.
Newcastle SAPS Spokesperson, Lizzy Arumugam confirmed the robbery, stating that she would share further information as soon as it was available.
As this is a developing story, the Newcastillian – Online News will be providing further updates.
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