Cash van robbed at Khayelitsha Mall [video]
Cape Town’s law enforcement authorities have been thrust into a cash-in-transit (CIT) investigation after a money truck was robbed outside Khayelitsha Mall, on Monday.
Money truck robbed at Khayelitsha Mall
Details around the alleged heist are sketchy. However, it’s believed an unknown number of armed suspects intercepted the armed CIT security outside a KFC at the shopping centre.
Daily Voice reporter Velani Ludidi was on the scene and claims at least four victims were shot in the incident.
“Armed robbers made off with [an] undisclosed amount of money when they robbed a cash van outside KFC in Khayelitsha mall today. Four people (two security guards, KFC employee and a teen) were shot during the robbery. Police are currently combing the scene,” he tweeted.
Armed robbers made off with undisclosed amount of money when they robbed a cash van outside KFC in Khayelitsha mall today. Four people (two security guards, KFC employee and a teen) were shot during the robbery. Police are currently combing the scene pic.twitter.com/YVSzs9pAGO— Veve (@LudidiVelani) December 7, 2020
No further updates have been provided in this incident and we will continue to follow updates on further developments.
CIT heists shoot up on Monday
In Gauteng, two separate CIT heists were reported on Monday. Oak Street, in Kempton Park’s CBD, was cordoned off after a money truck was robbed by an unknown number of suspects.
It’s not known how much the suspects got away with and at the time of publishing this article, they were presumed to be at large.
Around the same time in Rooiwal, north of Pretoria, a cash van was bombed. Latest reports confirm that at least two police officers were left seriously injured.
“Two members of the Hammanskraal detectives were on their way to work when they came across the scene and were shot at by the suspects,” police spokesperson Colonel Brenda Muridili said
It’s believed the suspects made off in two black vehicles, a Mercedes Benz and a BMW. They were presumed to be at large at the time this article was published.