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15 Nov 2021
2:42 pm

PICS: Two jewellery stores robbed, shots fired in KZN

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One jewellery store employee was reportedly injured.

Rusa officers outside Mayuris Jewellers in Phoenix Plaza after a robbery. Picture: Supplied

Multiple shots were reportedly fired at the Phoenix Plaza in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday during two jewellery store robberies. 

According to Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa), who were responding to calls from panicked shoppers, the jewellery stores that were hit were Mayuris Jewellers and Sterns. 

PICS: Two jewellery stores robbed, shots fired in KZN
Rusa officers outside Sterns. Picture: Supplied

One employee was reportedly injured. Multiple shots were said to have been fired during the suspects’ escape towards the plaza’s exit.

PICS: Two jewellery stores robbed, shots fired in KZN
Picture: Supplied

The robbers fled in a white VW Polo and a Mercedes-Benz A Class. Both had NUR registration plates. 

Rusa said several 9mm and rifle cartridges were found at the scene. 

PICS: Two jewellery stores robbed, shots fired in KZN
Rifle cartridges at the scene. Picture: Supplied
PICS: Two jewellery stores robbed, shots fired in KZN
A 9mm cartridge. Picture: Supplied

Rusa’s Robinson R44 helicopter is currently on the lookout for the suspects. 

Updates to follow as more information is made available.