Armed robbers forced their way into the Century City Hillsong Church on Monday, where they robbed and held staff up.
Speaking to TimesLIVE, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, said that two suspects entered the building under the guise of being delivery people, and stole the cellphones of the staff members on the premises.
One of the robbers was armed, and the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.
Business Robbery/Hostage Situation: Century City, Cape Town. Western Cape… Confirmed Hostage situation: Hillsong Church, Century City. pic.twitter.com/RparNsoHxe
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Many have been referring to the incident as an armed robbery on social media, but authorities have denied that this is the case.