Manhunt launched for five armed suspects

Modjiadjiskloof: The police in Modjadjiskloof outside Tzaneen have launched a massive manhunt for five armed suspects who committed business robbery in the early hours of this morning, around 02h40.

According to the information received, a 40-year-old complainant was sleeping together with his three brothers inside their shop when five men broke in and started shooting at them. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash and cell phones. Two of the brothers were injured during the shooting and were taken to hospital.

As the suspects were fleeing on foot from the scene, they shot at the police patrol vehicle that was doing routine patrol duties in the area but none of the members got hit.

Source: South African Police Service