Thorncroft Primary School in Ruwa, Loses US$30 000 To Armed Robbers

Thorncroft Primary School in Ruwa, about 22 kilometres South-East of Harare, lost US$30 000 to unidentified robbers.


ZimGazette reports that five unidentified robbers stormed Thorncroft Primary School, blasted a safe and went away with US$30 000 cash.

The robbers who were armed with pistols first captured the security guard manning the premises before stealing the cash, including a Samsung TV and a Nokia Cellphone.
Thorncroft Primary School in Ruwa, Loses US$30 000 To Armed Robbers
Thorncroft Primary School in Ruwa, Loses US$30 000 To Armed Robbers

National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, confirmed the incident. Nyathi said:

On May 1 2021, five unidentified men stormed a School in Ruwa and captured the guard before they blasted a safe and stole over US$30 000, Nokia cellphone, HP laptop and a Samsung TV. The ZRP reiterates that members of the public must not keep large sums of money in homes or business premises without corresponding security measures. Anyone with information to contact any nearest Police Station or call Complaints Desk on 0242 703631 or WhatsApp 0712800197.

The report comes after another school, Gateway in Harare was also robbed of huge amounts of United States dollars. Cases of armed robberies in Zimbabwe have been on the rise in the recent past. news.pindula.co.zw



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