Police attacked in Johannesburg CBD

File: Police used rubber bullets to disperse crowds.

File: Police used rubber bullets to disperse crowds.

JOHANNESBURG - A large group of people, suspected to be foreign nationals, pounced on police in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday.

Police used rubber bullets to disperse the attackers.

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Gauteng Police Commissioner Elias Mawela says attacking police officers is a serious offence and perpetrators will face the full might of the law.

Members of the SAPS and JMPD were on a crime prevention raid in the area, following information about counterfeit goods.

The number of people injured or arrested still hasn't been confirmed.
 

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eNCA

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