Armed robbery foiled

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Police foiled an armed robbery attempt in northern Johannesburg Sunday morning. According to reports, a gang of six men targeted a cash van at the corner of William Nicol and Republic roads, near a Sandton shopping centre. Photo: eNCA
Police foiled an armed robbery attempt in northern Johannesburg Sunday morning. According to reports, a gang of six men targeted a cash van at the corner of William Nicol and Republic roads, near a Sandton shopping centre. Photo: eNCA
An armed robbery attempt in northern Johannesburg was foiled Sunday morning. A gang of six men targeted a cash van in Sandton, but security guards punctured the tyres of the getaway car. Photo: eNCA

 

JOHANNESBURG - An armed robbery has been foiled in northern Johannesburg.
 
According to reports, a gang of six men targeted a cash van at the corner of William Nicol and Republic roads, near a Sandton shopping centre.
 
Security guards at the centre saw the gang trying to flee, and punctured the tyres of their getaway car.
 
The suspects then hijacked another car, leaving behind an undisclosed amount of cash.
 
It's not clear if the robbers managed to get away with any of the money.
 
No arrests have been made. 
 
  • More to follow as this story develops.
 

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