A suspect was fatally wounded during a believed armed robbery that took place at a jewellery store at the Monument Spar on Saturday morning, October 9 at around 10.15am.
A suspect was fatally wounded during a believed armed robbery that took place at a jewellery store on Saturday morning, October 9 at around 10.15am.
Police spokesperson Colonel Mashay Gamieldien said the incident took place at the Monument Spar shopping complex when four unknown men entered the store and presented themselves as customers.
“They demanded jewellery and money from the owners and the shop assistants.
“A struggle ensued inside the store and shots were fired where one of the male suspects was injured. He collapsed outside the store. He was declared dead on the scene.”
She said the police implemented the 72 hour activation plan to mobilise all the specialised police resources to apprehend and arrest the suspects.
“The police in Kimberley are investigating an attempted business robbery and murder case.”
Any person who has information regarding the incident is requested to contact the Investigating officer, Sergeant Modise Moshotloa ay 082 302 0407 or via the MYSAPS APP.
Gamieldien stated that all information would be treated confidentially.