Cops arrest suspects involved in foiled CIT robbery

5 failed robbers have been arrested by Pretoria police.

On Thursday morning, the police disclosed that 5 suspects who had been allegedly concerned in a failed cash heist mission have been arrested.

The suspects carried out a money heist in Montana, Pretoria on Tuesday morning.

The police nabbed one of many suspects on the scene whereas his accomplices fled the scene empty handed

Col Brenda Muridili stated “on September 1 about 10am, the police responded to a CIT (cash-in-transit) theft that had simply occurred at Zambezi Junction in Montana.”

“It’s alleged {that a} group of males approached a safety guard strolling out of a liquor outlet with a cash bag.”

“One of many suspects shot on the safety guard whereas his accomplices grabbed the bag.”

“Whereas the suspects had been attempting to flee, the driving force of the armoured automobile managed to nook the suspect with the cash bag.”

“Others fled the scene empty-handed in a white automobile,” she stated.

The wounded guard was rushed to the hospital whereas the cornered suspect with the money was arrested.

“The province instantly carried out the 72-hour activation plan and the mobilised workforce adopted up on data which led them to a secure home utilized by the suspects at a safety complicated in Pretoria north.”

“4 extra suspects had been arrested and the police seized two unlicensed firearms and the white automobile that was used throughout the theft,” Muridili stated.

The 5 robbers have been charged for armed theft, tried homicide and possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

They would seem within the Pretoria Justice of the Peace’s courtroom quickly.


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