Cash-in transit robbery in Soweto

By Drum Digital
22 October 2013

There was a cash-in-transit robbery in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Tuesday morning, police said.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said a G4S security guard was robbed of a box full of money shortly after he collected it from the Pick n Pay at the Protea Glen shopping complex. "Two men pointed a firearm at him as he was about to get into the van. They took the box as well as his firearm," said Makhubela. The robbers fled the scene in a green Volkswagen Golf. No shots were firedand no one was injured in the robbery.

Makhubela said it was unclear how much money was taken.

A case of armed robbery was being investigated.

-by Sapa

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