Security officer injured during cash heist

2016-11-09 06:00
A scene from the video footage shows a suspect pointing a firearm at a man on the floor.

A scene from the video footage shows a suspect pointing a firearm at a man on the floor.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A SECURITY guard was shot while delivering cash to an ATM at a retail store in KwaDukuza on Wednesday.
In the video, a security guard can be seen opening an ATM machine.
When the guard opens the ATM, bystanders begin fleeing, presumably after a gunshot rang out.
An assailant positioned directly behind the guard then shoots at him.
The security guard, by that time on the floor, moves around writhing in pain.
In the video, at least three armed robbers are seen.
Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said that security had been delivering four canisters with cash to the store.
“Whist loading they heard a gunshot and noticed the suspects firing toward them.

“A security guard [was wounded in] the left arm and the suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.”
No arrests were made and a case of armed robbery was opened at KwaDukuza police station for investigation.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Partner Content
How data is changing investments

Technological disruption is rife in many spheres of business and given the quantity of data available, it’s no surprise that the way in which asset managers work is also changing fast.

Behind the sparkle

Alluring, beautiful and timeless - diamonds are some of the most sought after gems in the world and are a true testament of everlasting brilliance. Let us take you behind the sparkle to show you the history behind this coveted jewel.


Play with your pet when you're not at home

Many pets are alone at home during the week while their owners are at work. So what do these animals get up to while they’re home alone?



How to get rid of fleas
12 Cool cat facts
Chocolate can be fatal for dogs
Spider-man star's adorable relationship with his dog
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.