New mall hit by robbery

New mall hit by robbery

A new Gauteng mall has been hit by brazen criminals. 

Kyalami Corner robbery
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There was an armed robbery at Kyalami Corner in Midrand on Sunday morning. 

Paramedics confirm a shop assistant had been shot in the face

Netcare911's Nick Dollman says they responded to reports of a shooting at the shopping centre in Kyalami at 11:30.

Many people had taken to social media to express their concern with what they've labelled as poor security measures at the mall. 

Police and private security companies attended to the shooting. 

Police confirmed there was a shooting at the mall.

However, they were unable to provide any further details at this stage due to their computer system being offline over the weekend.

In a statement, Kyalami Corner management say they are putting additional security measures in place. 

"The safety of shoppers and tenants is our top priority. The shooting over the weekend is a serious incident and we are working closely with police. Following the incident, we have had security meetings to evaluate the situation and put additional security measures in place."

Three armed robberies at shopping centres across Gauteng were reported at the weekend. 

Johannesburg's Mall of the South as well as Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp had been hit. 


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