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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.

Police gather at the scene out FNB bank following a robbery at Oriental Plaza in Fordsburg on 3 July 2015. @crimeairnetwork.

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."

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