Cops investigate death and assault at Wombles Restaurant in Bryanston

Two men carrying a firearm and a knife stormed into the Wombles Restaurant stabbing the owner and shooting one of the employees.

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JOHANNESBURG – Police are investigating an incident at a restaurant in Bryanston which left a man dead and a woman critically wounded.

It's understood two men carrying a firearm and a knife stormed into the Wombles Restaurant yesterday, stabbing the owner and shooting one of the employees.

The owner was rushed to a nearby hospital and is being treated for her wounds but the employee died at the scene.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini says one of the men was arrested while trying to flee the scene.

“We don’t know what the motive was because nothing was taken.”