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Armed Robbers Threaten Staff at Hills Animal Shelter


Police are investigating a robbery at an animal shelter at Hahndorf this morning.

Just before 7.30am Thursday 28 May, police were called to Martin Road after reports a victim at the property saw two men inside, one armed with a machete.

The 63-year-old man was confronted by the two suspects who demanded his wallet and cash.

The victim was not physically injured, however he was taken by ambulance to the local hospital as a precaution.

It is believed that the suspects, who were wearing dark hooded jumpers with bandannas covering their faces, left in a vehicle. 

Patrols attended and searched the area however were unable to locate the suspects.

Anyone who may be able to assist with the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at crimestopperssa.com.au.

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