ATM bombed at Sunnyside garage

2015-11-08 14:57
ATMs may undergo a transformation when they are equipped with fingerprint readers. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

ATMs may undergo a transformation when they are equipped with fingerprint readers. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg – Pretoria police are probing a brazen ATM bombing at a Caltex garage in Sunnyside, Pretoria on the corner of Nelson Mandela and Willow Street on Saturday evening.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Asnath Malatsi said three man wearing balaclavas entered the Caltex garage with two rifles and a handgun at 21.45.

"The men forced four employees to lie down and used explosives to bomb a Capitec ATM inside the shop. The men took the safe inside the ATM and left with an undisclosed amount of money,” Malatsi said.

He said the suspects fled in a silver Toyota Corolla with no registration plates. No shots were fired during the robbery and no one was injured.

Police would be reviewing CCTV footage for more clues on the suspects.

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