Gang, armed with AK47, rifles, rob bank customers

2017-03-21 06:02

A GANG of heavily armed men targeted bank customers­ in an armed robbery in the Upper Highway on Friday.

Blue Security operations manager Brian Jackson said a gang followed a bank customer from a branch to his home in Jan Smuts Highway in Winston Park at around 10.15am.

“A gang of five men, one of them armed with an AK47, ambushed the resident and demanded cash as he arrived outside his gate. The gang fled in a blue Chevrolet Spark with R25 000 and the victim’s cellphone. No injuries were reported,” he said.

Hillcrest SAPS attended the scene of the crime.

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