The Umgeni River Bird Park will be closed today, 26/04/11, due to an attempted robbery that took place this morning.
At approximately 06H45, three people walked into the Bird Park and took members of staff hostage.
One of the employees was shot during the process. He is currently in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
Nothing was taken during the attempted robbery. The scene has been handed over to the South African Police Services for investigation.
More information will be released once the investigation has been completed.