Manhunt after a bank robbery in Welkom


The Hawks initiated an extensive manhunt after a bank robbery in Welkom
This morning at about 09:00 three unknown African male persons approached a security officer standing at the door of a bank in Stateway in Welkom, he was searched and pushed inside the bank premises. The clients and employees of the bank were instructed to lie on the floor. A glass that divides the teller and the clients, was broken with a hammer and undisclosed amount of cash was robbed. suspects drove off with two runaway cars.
Undisclosed amount of cash was robbed and ten suspects drove off with two vehicles : a white Toyota Hi-Lux bakkie with registration number CD 36NB GP and a green Kia sedan with Mpumalanga registration number.
There were four handguns identified and there were ten suspects. Others were standing outside while others were busy inside the bank premises. No shots were fired and nobody was injured.
Should anyone have information leading to the arrests of the suspects, Captain Mohale Sehaole of the Hawks in Welkom can be contacted at cellphone number 082-854-7541.