Sharlene Rood, News24
A gang of armed robbers targeted this G4S cash-in-transit vehicle at the Letlhabile Mall in the North-West on Sunday, November 5. According to an eyewitness, the perpetrators were shooting wildly at the public.
Madibeng FM station manager, Nick Motloung, filmed the aftermath of the robbery on his phone.
The G4S crew were performing cash collection services.
"A group of armed robbers attacked the driver of the armoured vehicle, and forced him out at gunpoint. The robbers used explosives to access the vehicle and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money," Wendy Hardy, G4S Cash Solutions' spokesperson told News24.
Hardy says initial reports suggest as many as 20 robbers were involved.
"The G4S driver sustained gunshot injuries to the arm and leg and was taken to a nearby hospital - he is in a stable condition," Hardy added.
Motloung, who was in the vicinity, says he received a tip-off from someone at the mall that a robbery was taking place.
"I phoned the security (at the mall) and they told me that the police station wasn't answering their calls."
"I then went on air and broadcast that an armed robbery was in progress at Letlhabile Mall, and that people need to try and get hold of the police."
When he arrived at the mall, the robbers were fleeing the scene.
"They were shooting at the people. People scattered all over."
Motloung says he had been in touch with the police commissioner in the province before he left for the mall, but officers only arrived two hours later, wearing private clothes and proceeded to confiscate his camera.
It was later returned.