Armed Robberies: Bank Loses US$ 70 000 Cash, Farmer Loses US$30k Cash, 2 Vehicles
Armed robbers pounced on a bank in Bulawayo and got away with US$70 000 cash while a farmer along Seke road was robbed of US$ cash and two vehicles as armed robbery cases continue to rise in Zimbabwe.
In reports seen by Pindula News, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said they were still investigating the cases.
Police said the robbery at the CBZ bank, located at the corner of 5th Street and 10th Avenue in Bulawayo occurred this Tuesday, 13 September 2022 around 12 00 hours.
The police report says five unknown suspects who pretended to be genuine customers pounced on the bank and got away with US$ 70 000 cash.
The armed robbers are said to have quietly carried out their raid with few people noticing the incident.
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Witnesses told Sunday News that they only saw police officers reacting to the robbery and that is how they knew there had been a robbery.
When a Sunday News crew got to the scene, police details had arrived carrying out their investigations.
Police said they will provide more details at the appropriate time.
In yet another armed robbery case, eight unknown suspects armed with unidentified pistols stormed a farm along Seke Road today, the 13th of September 2022 around 11 00 hours and stole cash and cars.
A police report seen by Pindula News says they got away with US$30 000 cash, a Toyota Landcruiser vehicle and an Isuzu KB vehicle.
Investigations are already underway.