Heidedal CIT heist, security guards robbed of firearms and cash, 2 arrested

South African Police Service

Heidedal CIT heist, security guards robbed of firearms and cash, 2 arrested
Heidedal CIT heist, security guards robbed of firearms and cash, 2 arrested

The Hawks’ National Priority Violent Crimes team (NPVC) together with Crime Intelligence (CI) and Tactical Response Team (TRT) all based in Bloemfontein arrested two suspects aged 31 and 53 on the night of 12 October 2021, following a CIT heist at a mall in Heidedal on Monday, 11 October 2021.

This comes after security officials from Fidelity Cash Solutions were accosted by three suspects while collecting cash from a supermarket.

One of the security officials was hit on the head with an unknown object by a suspect.

The suspects then took the bag containing an undisclosed amount of money including the firearms of both security officials as they fled the scene with a sedan.

The investigation was conducted by the police which culminated in the arrest of the suspects.

They are expected to appear in court soon.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service