JHB mayor's wife robbed in Sandton

Philisiwe Twala-Tau was alone when she was approached by robbers in a parking lot in Sandton.

City of Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau's office has confirmed his wife was robbed last night.

Philisiwe Twala-Tau was alone when she was approached by robbers in a parking lot in the Sandton area.

She escaped unharmed, but the robbers made off with some of her personal belongings.

The mayor's spokesperson Phindile Chauke said, "She wasn't harmed during the incident, but she is obviously still traumatised by the incident."

Police are investigating.