Somali shopkeeper assaulted in Bloemendal

Police are looking for four men after they beat up a Somali shopkeeper in Bloemendal this afternoon.

Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans, said the 33-year-old shopkeeper was assaulted by the men shortly after 1pm this afternoon.

He said the men had beaten and strangled the shopkeeper before they stole an undisclosed amount of cash as well as cigarettes.

The men then fled the shop on foot.