Five suspected armed robbers kidnapped a Mukuru Money Transfer employee at his residence in Mashava on Monday evening and drove him to a supermarket where they stole more than US$20 000 and over R32 000 from a safe.
In a statement posted on Twitter, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said the suspects were armed with an unidentified firearm and using an unregistered grey Toyota vehicle. The Police said:
Police in Masvingo are investigating a case of armed robbery which occurred at a supermarket in Mashava on 13/03/23 at around 1800 hours.
Five unknown suspects, who were armed with an unidentified firearm, while using an unregistered grey Toyota vehicle as a get-away car, attacked a Mukuru money transfer employee at his residence before kidnapping him to his workplace at Mukuru booth located in a supermarket at Balmain Business Centre.
The suspects attacked the supermarket cashier before forcing the complainant to open the safe.
The suspects stole US$20 472 and ZAR32 800 cash. Anyone with information to report at any nearest Police Station.
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