LEPHALALE — The Fire Department of Lephalale Local Municipality was called out on Saturday night after it was reported that a heavy vehicle was on fire next to Pika on OR Tambo Road.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena from Lephalale SAPS, it is alleged that the 46 year old driver was asleep in the truck around 02:20 on Sunday morning when three unknown suspects broke a window and entered the truck. They pointed a firearm at him and took his cellphone, cash, groceries and clothes to the value of R19 450.
The driver of the truck allegedly ran away and at the time of going to print it could not be confirmed what the cause of the fire was.
Mokoena confirmed that there were no injuries or arrests.