Police Officer Wounded: Armed Robbery & Attempted Murder after Cash-in-Transit Robbery

Police Officer Wounded: Armed Robbery & Attempted Murder after Cash-in-Transit Robbery

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Police Officer Wounded: Armed Robbery & Attempted Murder after Cash-in-Transit Robbery

Media Statement from North West Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison
South African Police Service

Rustenburg Cluster: Following an incident in which a G4S cash in transit vehicle was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash along R510 road between Mogwase and Monakato at approximately 18:20, police in Phokeng are investigating a case of armed robbery and attempted murder. It is alleged that the cash in transit vehicle was travelling from direction of Thabazimbi to Rustenburg when the suspects fired shots and forced the

vehicle to stop.  The suspects who were using two vehicles; then blew the vehicle with explosives and took cash. One of the police officers who responded to the incident was wounded. No one has been arrested and investigation is underway.

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