Heavily armed gunmen hit Vodacom store in JHB
Police say six heavily armed robbers stormed the premises and held staff and shoppers at gunpoint.
Police say six heavily armed men stormed the premises and held staff at gunpoint.
It's understood they entered the store room and made off with over R1,6 million worth of cellphones.
One eyewitness described scenes of horror and panic as the suspects forced shoppers to lie down on the floor.
"They were swearing at us as we lay down. They all had guns; they got inside a storeroom and bundled things in their bags and left."
Police are on the scene.
The police's Katlego Mogale said, "They fled the scene in a white BMW and a silver-grey Nissan Juke."