Menlyn jewellery store robbery, security guard and bystander shot

South African Police Service

Menlyn jewellery store robbery, security guard and bystander shot
Menlyn jewellery store robbery, security guard and bystander shot

The police in Brooklyn are investigating a case robbery and attempted murder after two people were shot and injured following a jewellery store robbery in Menlyn.

It is alleged that three suspects, two men and a woman, entered the store and demanded jewellery at gunpoint.

One of the employees managed to press the panic button and the suspects made away with only the jewellery that was on display.

On their way out they noticed a security officer and started shooting at him. One shopper was caught in the crossfire and sustained a gunshot wound.

Both victims are in hospital for medical treatment.

At this stage the suspects are unknown and police are appealing to anyone who may have information about this incident to please contact the SAPS Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or alternatively anonymous tip-offs can submitted through the MySAPS App which can be downloaded on any smart phone.

All information received will be treated with the strictest confidence.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service