A suspect shot and killed himself after an attempted cash-in-transit robbery in Midrand yesterday afternoon.
It is alleged that a security guard was accosted in the shopping centre after he had collected cash at Boulders Shopping Centre, by a suspect who disarmed the guard of his firearm after a scuffle.
The suspect grabbed the money box and took off. The second security guard that was waiting in the vehicle noticed the incident. He drove and knocked the suspect with the vehicle in an attempt to apprehend the suspect.
The suspect fell to the ground and used the firearm he had taken from the security guard to shoot himself.
The suspect was declared dead on the scene.
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