ATM bombers shoot at security guards

2012-03-26 11:17

Johannesburg - Three men shot at security guards and bombed an ATM in Parow, Cape Town, on Monday morning, Western Cape police said.

"Police members on patrol were alerted to the explosion.

"When they arrived on the crime scene, they were informed that three men armed with rifles fired shots at security guards," Warrant Officer November Filander said in a statement.

"Fortunately nobody was injured."

The ATM was bombed at around 02:00 at a shopping complex on Frans Conradie Drive.

"The suspects later fled in an unknown direction. It is uncertain at this stage if the suspects fled with any money, and they are yet to be arrested," said Filander.

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  • clinton.badenhorst - 2012-03-26 12:06

    Was that the Spar shopping complex? Parow has deteriorated so much these last couple of years... It use to be a nice place. Now it's overrun by Nigerians and other drug dealers. Not to mention the other filthy criminals!

      Christopher - 2012-03-26 12:23

      Its the one just after the traffic circle in Frans Conradie. They targeted the ABSA ATM.

      Christopher - 2012-03-26 12:25

      and you're correct regarding the drug dealers and Nigerians. They run brothels & drug dens out of homes they rent.

      Pythagoras - 2012-03-26 12:32

      Yeah I know... I used to stay close to Parow. Had to travel through there alot. It's also a prosie haven!

      Christopher - 2012-03-26 12:42

      I live in Parow and its shocking. Thankfully we have an exceptional neighburhood watch. 5 years ago things were much different.

      Pythagoras - 2012-03-26 13:16

      @ Denise - Yeah Yeah... You can't really miss them as they are on every corner.

      Christopher - 2012-03-26 14:44

      @ Denise : it has its perks. They give you a residential discount ;) *joke*

  • Delils - 2012-03-26 12:19

    Hectic stuff!

  • sbaakdaws - 2012-03-26 12:24

    OMW I heard it go off and shooting of guns. I could not sleep after that.

  • Mike - 2012-03-26 12:49

    Wild wild west..... one of these days Billy the kid's picture will start appearing on wanted posters.

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