Armed gang hit Cape Town cash depot

2015-09-22 11:25
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Cape Town - Armed robbers used the cover of a cash-in-transit vehicle to gain entry to the nearby cash depot, Western Cape police confirmed on Tuesday.

They hijacked the vehicle in Freedom Way, Montague Gardens around 19:15, said Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.

The gang then drove the vehicle into the depot a few kilometres away and held staff up at gunpoint.
An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Traut said the suspects fled in a white BMW, a black Mercedes Benz and a grey Toyoto Verso. A white Mercedes Benz was left behind at the scene.

No injuries were reported.

Traut said no one was arrested and an investigation was underway.

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