Randburg hostage situation resolved, no injuries

While the details surrounding the incident are still unclear, a man was believed to have been armed with a knife.

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JOHANNESBURG - A hostage situation at a residence in Randburg has been resolved, with three people being released unharmed.

Paramedics were called to the scene at a home on Ryk Street earlier on Wednesday.

While the details surrounding the incident are still unclear, a man was believed to have been armed with a knife.

The man is now in custody.

ER24's Russel Meiring says police are still on scene.

“The South African Police Service as well as negotiators are still on the scene trying to handle the situation. Fortunately, the three people did not sustain any injuries. ER24 will remain on the scene for any emergencies that may arise.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)