Goods worth N.dollars 29 000 stolen in Ongwediva armed robbery

A group of people was on Friday allegedly attacked by three armed men inside their house at Ongwediva and robbed of property valued at N.dollars 29 000.

According to a crime report issued on Sunday by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), the incident occurred around 23h00 when two of the suspects allegedly ambushed the victims as they returned home from work.

It is further alleged that when the victims tried to open the house’s back door, they were attacked by the three suspects who forced them inside at gun point and demanded money from them, before robbing them and fleeing with a getaway vehicle.

No arrest or recovery has been made in connection with the incident.

In a similar but unrelated incident, a woman was on Friday allegedly attacked and robbed of her belongings valued at N.dollars 10 600 in Windhoek’s Khomasdal residential area.

The complainant was forced to the ground and robbed of her belongings, including her cellphone, at about 08h00.

No arrest or recovery has been made been made.

Another robbery incident was recorded on Friday at the Dunes Mall in Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region, in which a Dutch national was allegedly robbed of items valued at N.dollars 82 055 while he was seated in his vehicle.

The incident occurred at 15h00, when unknown suspects allegedly smashed the two left side windows of the vehicle with an unknown object.

The suspects then gained entrance and took items including a cellphone, laptops and a tablet, among others.

No recovery or arrests have been made in the matter.

In another incident, the attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old Namibian girl was recorded in Windhoek’s Hochland Park residential area on Saturday.

The NamPol report stated that the victim was allegedly grabbed from behind and pulled into a vehicle which then sped off.

The victim managed to flee after the suspects disembarked from the car and ran to her house. No injuries were sustained and no arrests have been made in the matter.

Police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency