Robber dies in shootout with cops

Minutes after a female employee of a clothing chain store was robbed at gunpoint, a shootout started between police and the robbers, resulting in the death of a robber and the wounding of three others in Mpumalanga.

An employee of Pep Stores in Piet Retief was on her way to the bank to deposit money when she was confronted by robbers on Monday, police said yesterday. Two men pointed a firearm at the woman and took the money bag. Later a shootout ensued between the robbers and police. - McKeed Kotlolo