Another ATM cleaned out in KZN

2015-09-07 12:24
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Durban - In the latest in a string of brazen attacks, a gang of men robbed an automatic teller machine (ATM) at the KwaNdengezi shopping centre in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday.

This follows a spate of similar attacks across the province targeting ATMS and points were South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) stipends are dispensed.

Police spokesperson major Thulani Zwane said according to their information, the gang had swiftly overpowered a lone security guard stationed at the shopping centre.

“The information we have at our disposal is the security guard was by himself when he was accosted by three suspects,” he said.

Zwane said the helpless guard was then bound with a length of rope while the men set to work prising open the ATM.

“They then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. A case of armed robbery and malicious damage to property was opened at KwaNdengezi SAPS for investigation. No arrests or recoveries have made,” he added.

On Thursday, a group of security guards was held at gunpoint and robbed of over R200 000 in cash while loading money into a Sassa outlet ATM in Empangeni.

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