Police launch manhunt for cash-in-transit robbers

2017-10-05 17:44
G4S security van (Image: G4S website)

G4S security van (Image: G4S website)

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WATCH: Security guard robbed while collecting cash at filling station

2017-02-01 09:45

The hunt is on for suspects who robbed a G4S van while a guard was collecting money at a Total garage in Tasbet Park, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga police said.WATCH

Johannesburg – Police are on the hunt for four suspects who robbed a cash-in-transit G4S security vehicle at a Caltex garage near the N14 in Brandvlei, Randfontein on Monday.

Police are also investigating an inquest after one suspect was allegedly ran over by a G4S vehicle. The 49-year-old suspect died on the scene.

Police's Constable Lucky Matome said that the suspects made away with an undisclosed amount, as well as a security guard's 9mm gun.

Another 9mm gun was recovered on the scene, but the serial number on the gun was filed off, said Matome.

According to Matome, the five suspects made their way into the garage just after midday on Monday with assault rifles driving a charcoal Audi with a fake registration number.

The men fired several shots, resulting in a security guard sustaining injuries on his lower body.

The Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (Hawks) are investigating the matter and have appealed to anyone with information to contact the crime stop line on 0860010111.

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