Nine men in robbery

A guard was held up at gunpoint by about nine men who then went into a building and robbed employees in Flora Park, Standerton, Mpumalanga police said yesterday.

A guard was held up at gunpoint by about nine men who then went into a building and robbed employees in Flora Park, Standerton, Mpumalanga police said yesterday.

Superintendent Abie Khoabane said the 55-year-old guard was outside his office when the men held him up on Monday.

They robbed employees of their cellphones, jewellery and cash - all worth R40000 - before driving off. No arrests have been made.

In another incident, this time in Middelburg on Monday evening, a 34-year-old man was robbed of his cellphone and the R100000 he was counting on his farm, Rondebosch, when he was accosted by an armed man. - Sapa

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