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Shots fired as jewellery shop robbed at East Rand Mall

There were unconfirmed reports that at least one person had been shot during an armed robbery at Boksburg’s East Rand Mall on Thursday.

@crimeairnetwork tweeted: “ARMED ROBBERY : EAST RAND MALL. BOKSBURG NORTH. EMM. GP. SHOOTOUT. AVOID AREA. AWAITING UPDATE”.

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Conor McCallum‚ who was in the mall at the time of the shooting‚ told TMG Digital that the robbery occurred at the Sterns jewellery store near the Western entrance of the centre.

“It was crazy‚ we heard a whole whack of shots‚” he said.

“The front of the Sterns shop was all shot up‚ and there was glass everywhere. We were told that one person inside the shop had been shot.”

McCallum said he had taken a photo of the scene‚ but was ordered to delete it from his phone by police officers. – TMG Digital

 

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