Police investigate armed robbery at Retail Park in East London

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money on Monday morning.
When the Daily Dispatch arrived at the store, police had cordoned off the area with six police officers at the scene.East London police spokesperson Captain Hazel Mqala said the robbery took place at 9am as the store opened for business.
"As the shop opened its doors two unknown males went inside.
One male showed a firearm and demanded that staff open the safe. They took an undisclosed amount of money and a cellphone. The suspects fled and no one was injured."
An eyewitness, who declined to be named as he is not authorised to speak to the media, said he saw three robbers flee in a grey VW golf. He said the car had tinted windows and no registration plates. "The guys came and parked with the back of the car against the entrance of the shop. Two walked into the store …. They quickly walked out and drove off."
Police urged anyone with information to contact the Beacon Bay Police Station...

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