More than four heists occurred in the last month and police are on these robbers’ tracks.
By this time all residents in and around eMalahleni know about the severe problem when it comes to cash-in-transit heists.
More than four heists occurred in the last month and police are on these robbers’ tracks. Unfortunately for four of these robbers’ they were not so successful on July 14 when the guards of G4S fought back.
One of the suspects sustained injuries
One of the suspects sustained injuries as he tried to flee the scene on foot. On July 14 a G4S cash-in-transit heist occurred at a local petrol station in Mandela Drive. Estie Biela and Maritza Schoeman van Niekerk from ER24 attending to his foot.
The driver of the truck alleged he was on duty and stopped at Total garage in Mandela Drive and when his colleague came back with the cash he spotted an unknown man with a firearm in his hands grabbing his colleague and demanding the cash.
He tried to fight back but the suspect threw him on the ground, it was then when the driver of the G4S van started to reverse in the hope that he could bump the armed robber and save his colleague.
The second suspect was caught in a nearby field by police.