An armed robbery occurred at Hillsong Church in Century City on Monday. Picture: Donovan Chetty (@DONNYZ12)/Twitter

Cape Town - An armed robbery occurred at Hillsong Church in Century City on Monday. 

South African Police Services (SAPS) spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed that it was not a hostage situation, as previous reports suggested. 

"According to information two suspects, one armed entered the church and robbed the employees inside the premises of their cell phones. The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation with no arrests as yet."
This past weekend, a Men's Conference took place at the church. According to the event's Facebook page:

"Men’s Conference is a place where the men gather to get inspired, equipped, challenged and refreshed for the future. We truly believe that something significant happens when the men gather. For 2018, we believe that MEN are MADE FOR MORE. God has called YOU for MORE and He wants to do exceedingly above and beyond what you could ever hope for.

"We know that every man will leave, feeling empowered, encouraged and excited for the MORE that God has for them!"


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