On Saturday, the 24th of April 2021 at 17h35, Sandton City received a telephonic bomb threat. The South African Police Service and emergency services are on the scene and Sandton City was evacuated.
Sandton City released this statement on social media
“Sandton City confirms that a telephonic bomb threat was received on Saturday, the 24th of April 2021 at 17h35. The safety and security of shoppers and tenants is of the utmost importance to Sandton City, and all security protocols have been put in place.
As a precautionary measure, the decision was made to evacuate Sandton City with immediate effect. Sandton City, together with the South African Police Service and emergency services, continue to monitor the situation closely; and all necessary precautions shall be adhered.”
Members of the public shared videos of their experiences
As it started:
As people exited the building.
We await further updates from the scene.