The Anthos Centre in Monument is buzzing with police activity after robbers, armed with firearms, ran into the centre for cover after robbing a British American Tobacco (BAT) van this morning in Witpoortjie, Roodepoort.
Further details indicate that the suspects was also involved in a robbery at Noordheuwel Shopping Centre on Robert Broom. (Read the update here)
Although details are still not clear at this stage as DigitNews is awaiting official comment from police, information indicated that three suspects had been arrested. No suspect was wounded as initially reported.
Police helicopters were circling the area and blocked off the road for passing by motorists. Three AK47’s and five 9mm handpistols, as well as a getaway vehicle was recovered.
- This is a developing story.