Luv Land store attacked by unknown suspects

Bullet holes reflect the lack of respect for Love Land or the safety of those inside. Photo: Supplied

Luv Land on Bram Fischer Drive in Linden was targeted during the day on 15 March at about 4.10pm.

An unknown number of suspects drove past the premises and are said to have thrown rocks at the windows.

The owner of the adult store, Patrick Meyer explained how not only was the store damaged by the rocks, but about five shots were allegedly fired.

Five shots were fired at the Love Land store in Linden. Photo: Supplied

At the time of the incident, there was one female staff member within the store. She managed to barricade herself inside and was fortunately not injured.

Meyer, who owns 41 stores said, “We are definitely targets for fanatics in our communities. I have had our trailer billboards burned to the ground, dumped into dams and other stores destroyed.”

An example of the road side trailer billboard that was burnt.

Linden police officers were called to the scene to investigate the incident, however, no arrests have been made.

In another incident, a Love Land store in Pretoria had a vehicle reverse into it. Photo: Supplied

Captain Walter Spencer, spokesperson for Linden Police Station said, “Multiple cases of malicious damage to property were opened. We will continue to investigate the matter.”

Details: Linden Police Station 011 888 9299.

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Ashtyn Mackenzie
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