Two guards shot in cash-in-transit robbery

2018-05-05 13:29
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Two security guards were shot on Saturday morning during a cash-in-transit robbery in Cosmo City, north of Johannesburg.

Police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said a group of men travelling in three vehicles attacked a cash-in-transit van at Cosmo City Junction after 8:00 on Saturday morning.

"Two security guards were shot and wounded before the suspects took their firearms," he said.

Dlamini said the men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and were still at large.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said when paramedics arrived on the scene, they found both of the two security guards with gunshot wounds.

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