A driver was robbed by two armed men along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Highway. The man had stopped the vehicle and left the cabin when the perpetrators approached.
According to police spokesperson Inspector Loveness Mangena, the incident happened on Tuesday.
“I can confirm that we recorded a robbery case which occurred at the 313km peg along Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road. The driver who is a 60-year-old man was driving a Toyota Toyoace vehicle along the above-mentioned road headed for Bulawayo.”
The robbers disappeared with R2, 100 and two cellphones. Before fleeing the scene, the robbers beat the man with sticks.
The victim sustained minor bruises.
The police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.