Citizen Reporter
1 minute read
23 Nov 2020
1:11 pm

Man nabbed in attempted Soweto CIT heist

Citizen Reporter

Two motor vehicles and four rifles were recovered after the failed cash-in-transit robbery.

Gauteng police commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela says that there has been a worrying spike in cash-in-transit (CIT) heists over this festive season, compared to last year. Pic:ture supplied.

One suspect was arrested on Monday, 23 November, after a failed cash-in-transit (CIT) robbery on Forbes Street in Meadowlands, Soweto.

It was alleged that suspects attempted to rob the CIT truck in the area. However, the driver and crew managed to flee for safety to the Dobsonville police station.

Shots were fired as the police pursued the suspects, with one suspect being arrested while two motor vehicles and four rifles were recovered in the process.

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