AK-47 wielding men rob McDonalds, flee to office block - report

2015-09-10 13:06

Johannesburg - The McDonalds on Witkoppen Road in Fourways, Johannesburg, was reportedly robbed by two men wielding AK-47s on Thursday afternoon, after which the gang apparently fled into a nearby office park.

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According to Twitter user @crimeairnetwork, two men armed with the Russian-made assault rifles attacked the American fast food outlet, where shots were fired, then abandoned their car.

The same account later posted that one person had been arrested:

An employee who works in the nearby Waterford Office Park told News24 they had been instructed to stay indoors. 

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Daniel Mavimbela said he was still trying to confirm details of what happened.

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