Hostage situation unfolds in Randburg

ER24 says it’s on the scene of what appears to be a hostage situation in Randburg.

Picture: ER24 via Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - ER24 says it’s on the scene of what appears to be a hostage situation in Randburg.

It's believed a man has taken two people hostage at a residence on Ryk Street.

Paramedics say police are negotiating with the suspect.

ER24's Russel Meiring says, “We believe that a man has taken two people hostage. Local authorities as well as negotiators are on the scene at the moment. Further updates will follow as more information becomes available.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)