North West man killed in armed robbery

Police say four criminals entered the convenience shop taking an undisclosed amount of money.

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JOHANNESBURG – A North West man has been killed in an armed robbery at a petrol station near Mahikeng.

Police say four criminals entered the convenience shop taking an undisclosed amount of money.

It's understood they shot a petrol attendant when fleeing the scene killing him instantly.

The police's Amanda Funani says: β€œThe suspect fled the scene with a vehicle. The latter was spotted by the police who were alerted to the incident while on patrol. The suspect, upon realising that the police were after them, abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)