2007-11-19: Swift police response botches cash heist

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2007-11-19: Swift police response botches cash heist

Postby Rudi » Mon, 2007-11-19 19:54

Swift police response botches cash heist


November 19 2007 at 01:08PM

One robber was shot dead, and four wounded in Sebokeng, Zone 10 during an attempted cash-in-transit heist, Vaal police said on Monday.

Spokesperson Captain Veli Mcera said an unknown number of robbers had attempted to rob a SBV security van in Lebohang Mahata drive at 8am.

"Swift response by the police led to a shoot out with the men. One robber was fatally wounded. They did not get any cash in the van," he said.

The wounded were rushed to hospital and are under police guard.

One robber is in custody, Mcera said.

Police seized three AK 47 rifles, four R5 rifles and one pistol, he said.

A Mercedes, an Isuzu bakkie and a Honda Ballade, alleged to have been used in the heist, were also recovered.

Police are still searching for the other men and for a BMW, a Crossfire and a Navara. - Sapa
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