Paddocks Shopping Centre | Racecourse Road

On 27th March 2019, an alarm was received from the remote panic activated by the guard at Paddocks Centre.   Armed Response Officers Jonathan and Bandile were dispatched.   Upon arrival, Jonathan reported that an armed robbery had taken place at Vodacom Cellucity inside Paddocks centre at about 18:40.   Four black males were involved in the robbery.  After a camera investigation conducted by Jonathan at Paddocks centre security, it was determined that the suspects entered the shop with a black sling bag and fled the centre via the basement parking area.  After the incident was reported, our control undertook a camera investigation and found the following.   At about 18:34, a silver/ grey BMW registration number CF 53XXXX stopped at the back of Paddocks and one of the suspects exited the right back passenger door and proceeded on foot around the circle toward the paddock entrance in Grand National Boulevard.  The vehicle proceeds down Bridle Way towards the back entrance to Paddocks. The vehicle is seen again leaving the area, past the circle via Bridal way. Undisclosed amount of goods were stolen. SAPS were notified and arrived on scene. Due to this being an ongoing investigation, no further information can be divulged.