Cape Town ATM blown up

2013-07-09 14:28

Cape Town - An ATM was blown up in Kraaifontein, Cape Town, on Tuesday morning, Western Cape police said.

Lieutenant Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana said residents of Northpine heard an explosion at 02:45.

Police officers discovered an ATM had been blown up at the Northpine supermarket. An undisclosed amount of money was taken. No injuries were reported. A malicious damage to property case was being investigated and no arrests had been made.

  • Carling Blacklabel - 2013-07-09 14:47

    no theft case being investigated???

      Poloyatonki Kgosi - 2013-07-09 16:31

      Even if someone breaks into your car, police dont take finger prints. They ask you if you have insurance so they can give you a case number.

      Mpho Leopeng - 2013-07-09 22:16

      Even when your car gets stolen they tell u to just file an insurance claim and that you will never find your car.

  • Victor Manganye - 2013-07-09 15:01

    Welcome to Republic of South Africa

      Carling Blacklabel - 2013-07-09 15:31

      yeah, the place where if it doesnt get broken, it will be stolen

      Patrick Buckley - 2013-07-09 15:32

      What is it with these people in Cape Town......... Just get a debit/credit card like everyone else around the country! lol

  • Martin Williams - 2013-07-09 15:17

    This is not South Africa anymore...It's Africa South.

  • belnick - 2013-07-09 15:26

    Saps not there fast enough or people phoned to long after hearing explosion!These bastards got nothing to do but steal,but be sure that each Dog gets his Day.

  • Piet Phetheni - 2013-07-09 15:31

    U only here no arrest; critical but stable; patrol increase; strikes and so on.

  • Yvonne du Preez - 2013-07-09 15:32

    Only reporting on Cape Town crimes? a bit suspicious

      Mc Apple - 2013-07-09 16:27

      Indeed. I’m from Witbank and it’s difficult to find an ATM that hasn't been blown up. These acts although pretty common here has escalated a little. Last round they actually killed a guard otherwise we don’t even look twice at a blown up ATM.

  • Piet Phetheni - 2013-07-09 15:33

    U only here no arrest; critical but stable; patrol increase; strikes and so on.

  • Piet Phetheni - 2013-07-09 15:36

    Just do what Capitec is doing close Atm's after 10pm.

  • Eugene Muller - 2013-07-09 15:41

    my thoughts exactly.

  • Vinesh Moodley - 2013-07-09 15:59

    hope they manage their money and dont BLOW their cash

  • Christina Setloboko - 2013-07-09 16:34

    shame maan, the banks did put ATMS closer to the people, like in town ships and so on, this is to make people life's easy not to travel long just for cash. so the lazy ones will just blow them up. i really think they should remove them all leave those on malls and garages, pity many people will suffer.

  • Enslin Van Sitters - 2013-07-09 16:38

    u hardly c a policevan during the day in northpine

  • Jamie Lee Meyer - 2013-07-09 16:45

    So you think it's a good thing? Stealing? Blowing up things? That is why this country is a fubar as it is.people like you congratulating criminals when we all know that we need those ATM machines and we need criminal elements behind bars.

  • Conrad Fra - 2013-07-09 17:02

    Whats new

  • Marius Coetzer - 2013-07-09 17:05

    Kraaifontein is at least 35km's from CT. Idiots

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