Armed robbers hit Westville petrol station

A GROUP of armed men held up staff at a petrol station in Westville last night. They stole cash and cigarettes.

Blue Security’s media and community liaison officer, Andreas Mathios, said the incident occurred at about 6pm.

“A gang of three robbers walked into the convenience store and robbed staff of cash and stock. They fled on foot with an undisclosed sum of cash and cigarettes,” he said.

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In a separate incident, hijackers, who arrived in a white Hyundai, held up a motorist outside a property in Forestgate Drive in Farningham Ridge.

According to Mathios the woman was dropping someone off at around 7pm.

“Three hijackers opened the doors of the vehicle and ordered the motorist to get out. They fled with her vehicle. No injuries were reported,” he said.

Local neighbourhood watch members attended the scene of the crime.



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