R1.5m worth of goods stolen during Hyde Park mall robbery

2015-03-19 18:22
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Johannesburg - Cellphones worth R1.5m were stolen from the Vodacom store in the Hyde Park mall, Johannesburg, on Thursday, Gauteng police said.

Four armed men entered the store around 14:30 and held staff at gunpoint, Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said.

"They took cellphones worth R1.5m and then on their way out of the store they started shooting randomly, but no one was injured."

Makhubela told News24 that besides cellphones the suspects also made off with ipads

“We have not received any information of anyone being injured,” he said.

No arrests had been made.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said a woman was treated for shock.

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