Robbers flee Strand petrol station after heist

2012-01-23 18:01
Cape Town - Two men are on the run after robbing a cash-in-transit van at a petrol station in Strand on Monday, Western Cape police said.

Lieutenant Colonel André Traut said the men accosted a security guard who had picked up money from the petrol station's shop.

The guard was returning to the van when they took two moneyboxes from him at gunpoint.

The robbers fled the scene on Broadway Road at about 07:30am in a white Toyota Conquest, with a red mark on the bonnet.

No shots were fired and no one was injured.
- SAPA

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