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Kidney Care Centre robbed in Durban

23 Mar 2019, 04:10 GMT+10

Brazen robbers held patients and nurses at gunpoint at the Kidney Care Centre in Glenwood on Thursday, police said on Friday.

Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a security guard was working around 05:20 on Human Rights Day when five men alighted from a white Polo Vivo and Gold Toyota Yaris.

"At gunpoint, the suspects proceeded to the hospital and robbed the nursing staff and the patients of their jewellery, eight cellphones and a laptop before fleeing the crime scene in their getaway vehicle."

Mbele said a case of robbery was opened at Umbilo police station for investigation.

Comment from the Kidney Care Centre will be added once received.

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