Three SASSA offices robbed in KZN

Three SASSA offices robbed in KZN

Another South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) office has been hit. 

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Its is the third such incident in KwaZulu-Natal this month.

In the latest robbery that took place on Thursday, five suspects pointed guns at a teller at a branch in KwaNdengezi, west of Durban.

She was forced to open the gate and door of the back entrance.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Thembeka Mbele said: "She was confronted by a group of armed suspects who instructed her not to make any noise. They forced her to open the safe. 

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"They took an undisclosed amount of cash, laptops and cell phones before fleeing the crime scene on foot. A case of robbery was opened at KwaNdengezi."

Last week, the Howick and Glencoe post offices were broken into on the eve of social grant pay-outs.

Laptops and SASSA cards were stolen.

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