Gang robs Cape Town cash guards

2012-04-05 19:01
Johannesburg - An undisclosed amount of money and a firearm were stolen in a robbery at the N1 City Mall in Goodwood, Cape Town, on Thursday morning, police said.

Two security guards were leaving the mall around 10:15 after withdrawing cash for a client when they were accosted by four men, said Captain Frederick van Wyk.

The men, all armed with handguns, held the guards up and took the cashbox and a firearm.

No shots were fired and no one was injured, Van Wyk said.

The robbers fled in a white Nissan 1400 bakkie. No arrests had been made by Thursday afternoon.

A case of armed robbery was being investigated and anyone with relevant information was requested to contact the police.

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