UPDATE: Suspect killed after Cresta mall robbery

UPDATE: Suspect killed after Cresta mall robbery

2019-10-08 08:18:00 PM

UPDATE: Suspect killed after Cresta mall robbery

Brigadier Mathapelo Peters says a group of men entered an electronics store and stole several electronics and appliances at Cresta Shopping Centre.

File: A security guard has been shot during an alleged robbery at Cresta mall in Randburg on Tuesday.www.publicdomainpictures.netJOHANNESBURG - One suspect has been killed and another arrested after a shootout with police following a robbery at an electronics store at Cresta Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

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Police say a third suspect is still on the run.Brigadier Mathapelo Peterssaid in a statement that a group of men entered an electronics store and stole several electronics and appliances."The robbers allegedly fired shots as they fled, resulting in one security guard being wounded and rushed to hospital."

Police spotted and cornered the suspects in a Nissan NP200 on the highway."A shootout ensued and one suspect was declared dead on the scene, one arrested and one managed to evade arrest and is still on the run."One firearm was recovered from the suspect's vehicle.

Police are still searching for a second vehicle, a white VW Polo hatchback which police say went in the direction of Pimville.Gauteng Commissioner of Police, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has applauded the vigilance of the members that led to the rapid response and swift apprehension of the suspects.

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Good Police did well. I was on the N1 this afternoon when it happened. Great stuff, pity only one. Did you just say 'killed' ? 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

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Security guard shot during alleged robbery at Cresta mallA security guard, shot during an alleged robbery is receiving medical attention. Keep it safe there brother man 🙏 BLESSED_TS 🙏 More details please May his soul rest in peace to the family dudu

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Robbers must be killed if not arrested that should be the way Well done Zonke izigilamkhuba kumele zithole inhlamvu kunokuthi bayodla imali yabakhokhi bentela ejele