Cash heists down: SAPS

Police are adamant they're slowly turning the tide against cash-in-transit robberies.

PRETORIA - Police are adamant they're slowly turning the tide against cash-in-transit robberies.

Minister Bheki Cele and his team said there's been a decrease in the number of heists reported between April to November this year compared to the same period last year.

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Between April to November 2018, 118 cash-in-transit robberies were recorded.

That's down compared to the same period last year where 184 robberies took place.

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Police attribute this improvement to their 72-hour action plan.

They said crime intelligence is also stepping up to the plate, as several suspects have been arrested for plotting to carry out cash-in-transit robberies.

Cele said the priority is to continue increasing police visibility and improving response times. 
 

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