A Pep Stores branch at Modimolle suffered a break-in recently. Photo: Mzamane Ringane

Investigations continue following Pep Stores break-in


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The police in Modimolle are continuing to investigate a case of burglary after a break-in which was discovered on Saturday, 8 April, by the staff at Pep Stores located on Nelson Mandela Drive.

It is reported that everything was in order when the store was closed on Friday, 7 April but then it was shockingly discovered that a safe had been cut open the next day.

According to the Modimolle SAPS spokesperson, Warrant Officer James Findlay, the perpetrator or perpetrators gained access through roof and stole R6 000 in cash.

A large number of cellphones were also taken during the break-in. The value of the cellphones could not be confirmed at this stage.

The police spokesperson said the preliminary investigations revealed that the perpetrators used the roof for both entry and exit.

“No arrests have been made so far and an investigations is underway,” Findlay said. 

14 months ago       20 April 2017