South Africa – “CCTV footage of a robbery at a Carnival shopping centre jewellery store on Sunday, in which two robbers were killed, shows the terrifying moments when the gunmen struck.
In the video, shoppers can be seen leaning against counters and looking at jewellery at American Swiss. One man, who was dressed in jeans and a black and white shirt, can also be seen among them in a corner of the store.”
Robbery at a Carnival shopping centre jewellery store.
“Suddenly, a man dressed in black storms into the store and points a gun at someone behind the counter. Another man, who is holding a blue bag, joins him and runs to the person behind the counter while shoppers flee.”
“The man who was standing among the shoppers earlier in the video, takes out a pair of gloves and orders a shopper to get down on the ground. He goes to the counter and helps the others clean out the store.”
“Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello said that seven gunmen robbed the store.
“It is reported that the suspects started shooting on their way out and police and security officers retaliated, killing two of the suspects and injuring one, while the others managed to flee,” Sello said.
A case of business robbery has been opened for investigation and police have urged anyone who has information about the incident to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
“All information received will be treated as strictly confidential,” said Sello.
Watch the CCTV footage below