Robbery at sports bar

An investigation is underway following a robbery in Diep River.

Best Sports Bar in Main Road Diep River, was held up on Sunday December 6.

According to Diep River police spokesman, Warrant Officer Zak Marais, the manager was busy behind the bar at 10.45am when six men entered. One had a gun.

The robbers ordered staff and customers into the bathroom and took cellphones, an undisclosed amount of cash and alcohol.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Shaun Lawrence at 021 710 7351, or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.

Meanwhile, a woman pretending to be a customer, and four accomplices, two of them armed with guns, fled with an undisclosed amount of jewellery after robbing Raynor Jewellery Design Studio at Steenberg Village, on Thursday December 3.

According to Kirstenhof police spokeswoman, Sergeant Deidre Solomon, the owner of the jewellery shop was busy with a customer at about 11am when he heard the shop bell ring.

When the security gate opened, one of the robbers went to the back of the store where the goldsmith was busy and told him to sit on the ground.

They asked where the stones were. They took the keys and unlocked the glass cabinets and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of jewellery. The robbers fled in a waiting Mercedes Benz.

No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Donivan Pietersen at 021 702 8900.