A police officer was killed and another injured in a shootout with criminals during a cash-in-transit heist in Vanderbijlpark yesterday.
Officers were responding to the attack when the gang that was travelling in four vehicles opened fire injuring three security guards.
The police’s Athlenda Mathe said all those injured were being treated in hospital.
“The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money in a white Toyota Fortuner and a red Hyundai SUV. The 72-hour activation plan has been activated in a bid to apprehend those behind this attack.”
#sapsHQ #SAPS launches manhunt for suspects following a #CITRobbery this morning along the R57 near Vanderbijlpark that claimed the life of a police official. Suspects fled with cash in a white Toyota Fortuner & a red Hyundai SUV #TrioCrimes #CrimeStop MEhttps://t.co/VjWSKmnk3Z pic.twitter.com/p8n5PJ3dTb
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