PORT ELIZABETH - Police in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape are investigating two armed robberies which took place in KwaNobuhle at the weekend.
Police spokesman Sergeant Majola Nkohli said that at around 10.30pm on Sunday night, five men armed with handguns stormed into a tavern in Pepeta Street, KwaNobuhle and threatened patrons and employees.
Nkohli said the suspects fled on foot with cellphones, cash, liquor, a laptop and a monitor.
In a separate incident, earlier in the evening at around 6pm, three men entered a house in 6th Avenue in KwaNobuhle and threatened a couple at gunpoint.
Nkohli said the suspects tied the couple up and ransacked the house before fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police said it took the couple several hours to free themselves and raise the alarm. No arrests have been made and anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact KwaNobuhle SAPS.
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African News Agency (ANA)