ATM bombers flee with cash and full fuel tanks

A massive manhunt for the armed suspects has been launched.

It is alleged that a group of armed suspects travelling in three vehicles entered a garage in Nobody Village, Mankweng, Limpopo, where they attacked the petrol attendants and ordered them to fill all their vehicles with fuel, Capricorn Voice reports.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said: “Several of the suspects entered the shop and stole cigarettes and other items, bombed the ATM and the drop safe, took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene.”

Damaged property

Damaged property

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The vehicles are said to be:

  • a white Toyota Hilux double-cab bakkie, registration number: DNN 148 L.
  • a silver-grey BMW, registration number: VSS 276 GP.
  • and a charcoal Toyota Fortuner with an unknown registration number.

No injuries or fatalities were recorded during this incident, and cases of business robbery and ATM bombing have been opened, said Ngoepe.


ATM bombed in Pretoria East

 Caxton News Service

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