Eight people were injured following a cash in transit heist in Atlas road in Boksburg on Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG – Chaotic scenes were caught on camera as cash-in-transit guards exchanged fire with suspects during a heist near Atlas Road and Northrand Road on Thursday morning.
Two vehicles were bombed and the suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
Two security guards were wounded and taken to hospital.
Police confirmed five people have been arrested at George Goch Hostel in Jeppe following a car chase. A rifle and a vehicle were recovered.
It is unclear how much money the attackers made off with.
Motorists were urged to steer clear of the area, and use alternative routes until further notice.
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