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[UPDATE] Man in CT Capitec Bank stand-off surrenders

Officials say a man entered the branch where he threatened to kill himself earlier on Wednesday afternoon.

Picture: Capitecbank.co.za

CAPE TOWN - Police have resolved a situation at a Capitec Bank in the Bellville CBD.

Officials say a man entered the branch where he threatened to kill himself earlier on Wednesday afternoon.

Employees were evacuated and the man was locked inside the building alone.

The police's Andre Traute says the man surrendered himself.

“The man has surrendered to police and we’ve taken him into custody on a charge of pointing a firearm. We are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the matter.”

Voortrekker Road was closed between Durban and AJ West Road.

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