10 gunmen raid Lomagundi College, make off with cash, laptops, cellphones and a car


A gang of 10 robbers violently stormed a private college in Mashonaland West Province last night, unleashing chaos as they targeted staff, ransacked the premises and made off with electronics, cash and a vehicle.

The daring robbers blew open a safe where the money was when the incident occurred at around 8.30 pm.

National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident.

“Police in Chinhoyi are investigating a case of robbery which occurred at Lomagundi College on January 9, 2024, at around 2030 hours. 10 unknown suspects pounced at the college and attacked security guards and the deputy head.

“The suspects broke into the finance office where they blew an empty cash safe before breaking into the Principal’s office where they stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

“Subsequently, the suspects stole a pistol, laptops, cellphones and a Mazda Tribute vehicle which they used as a getaway car. Anyone with information to report at any nearest Police Station,” he said.

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