Durban - Four men have been arrested, after a shootout with police, for allegedly breaking into a bottle store in Mayville on Tuesday.
Police at the scene said approximately 15 men arrived in three cars and a bakkie and forced open the gate to Ultra Liquors Tollgate store along King Cethswayo (Jan Smuts) Highway just after 6 am.
Police said a member of the public, who saw the break-in occur, ran to the Mayville Police station to alert the cops.
The police station is a kilometre away.
Residents living in a block of flats nearby said that when police arrived at the scene they heard several bangs.