A cash in transit heist occurred in Boksburg in the vicinity of Atlas Road and Northrand Road on Thursday morning, shortly after 9.30: CAT.
JOHANNESBURG - Five suspects have been arrested following a cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg on Thursday morning.
CIT Boksburg!!!!! 17/05/2018 pic.twitter.com/ajg6Ex1Cfs— Emergency Support Task [email protected] task (@emergancy_task) May 17, 2018
According to the Boksburg SAPS, two cash in transit vehicles were bombed.
Four suspects were later arrested at George Gogh Hostel in Jeppe following a car chase, a rifle and a vehicle were recovered.
Masondo confirmed that shots were fired before the cash-in-transit vehicles were bombed. Two guards, one who sustained head injuries, and one leg injuries, were transported to hospital for treatment.
Masondo said a police helicopter was supporting the SAPS as they search the hostel for additional suspects.
CIT North rand Atlas road!!! pic.twitter.com/7Rn8TBsrEE— Emergency Support Task [email protected] task (@emergancy_task) May 17, 2018
Shortly after the heist, motorists were urged to utilise alternative routes and remain at a distance from the area.
[VIDEO] The scene of a cash-in-transit heist on Atlas road in Boksburg— Jacaranda News (@JacaNews) May 17, 2018
Video credit: Afro-voice pic.twitter.com/oqYZIwS6LP