Oriental Plaza shoot-out suspect still on the run
Police are still searching for a suspect wanted in connection with Friday’s armed robbery at Oriental Plaza.
JOHANNESBURG - Police are still searching for a suspect wanted in connection with Friday's armed robbery at Oriental Plaza that left one person dead and a security guard critically wounded.
It's understood a shoot-out ensued after two armed men stormed an FNB branch at the centre on Friday morning.
A woman who was caught in the commotion described what happened.
"We heard two gunshots and then we saw a woman running up the staircase adjacent to my store and they were screaming, 'there's a robbery, there's a robbery'. In a short span of time a number of gunshots were fired."
The police's Katlego Mogale said, "At this point a dedicated team is looking into the matter."