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Robber shot in Roodepoort

Johannesburg - A suspected robber was shot on Friday after he allegedly stole jewellery and a cellphone in Roodepoort, Gauteng police said.

The man used a window to gain entrance to a house in Malan Avenue, Florida Park, Captain Doniah Mothutsane said.

File photo. Credit: William

The owner of the house went outside and called for help.

Police who were working in the area shot the robber in the leg.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was in a stable condition, Mothutsane said.

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