Shots fired as tuck shop robbed near Sandton school

04 March 2019 - 16:17 By Iavan Pijoos
Unknown gunmen fired several shots close to a school in Sandton on Monday afternoon.
Unknown gunmen fired several shots close to a school in Sandton on Monday afternoon.
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Armed men robbed a tuck shop down the road from The Kings School in Linbro Park, Sandton, on Monday afternoon, police said.

Capt Kay Makhubela said the men robbed a shipping container kiosk selling food of an undisclosed amount of money. Several shots were fired but no one was injured.

No arrests had been made. 

The school went on lockdown when the shots went off. "All the children were locked in the classrooms. Everyone is safe," the school said.


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