Robbers hit Johannesburg mall

2012-04-22 14:37

Johannesburg - A group of armed men robbed a mall in Fourways, Johannesburg, stealing an undisclosed amount of money, and cellphones and wallets from customers, SABC radio reported on Sunday.

Police spokesperson warrant officer Balan Muthan told the broadcaster a shootout ensued when police arrived on the scene on Saturday night.

"The suspects in their attempt to flee also hijacked a motor vehicle, which was recovered."

Police arrested one man and confiscated his gun. A detective unit had been appointed to the case to track down the remaining robbers.

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