5am this morning a gang with guns broke into Bayside chased security and robbed Incredible Connection

Cape Town - Six men armed with iron rods broke into the Incredible Connection shop at the Bayside Mall in Table View early on Thursday, making off with laptops and tablets.

Police spokesman Constable Phindiswa Gcume confirmed the burglary took place at about 4.40am on Thursday.

Gcume said the men allegedly threatened the mall security guards before the burglary.

They fled in a white double-cab bakkie.

The value of their haul is not clear at this stage.

She said no arrests had been made. A burglary docket had been opened.

The Bayside Mall centre management declined to comment before the time of publication.

Incredible Connection’s operations manager, who declined to be named, confirmed the burglary. He said the police and the company’s investigators were looking into the matter.

In a similar incident in April, an MTN shop at the Zevenwacht Mall in Kraaifontein was robbed by four armed men.

The robbers made off with cellphones, tablets and laptops.

At the time it was alleged that MTN shops were being targeted, with four shops robbed, including in Observatory and Steenberg.


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