Four suspects shot and killed in a shootout with police in Harding

Four suspects shot and killed in a shootout with police in Harding
Four suspects shot and killed in a shootout with police in Harding. Image source: SAPS

Four suspects have been shot and fatally wounded in a shootout with police in Harding on 10 June 2024.

A multidisciplinary team comprising of officers from the Hawks, K9 Unit and other units operationalised intelligence about the robbery which was to be executed at a mall in Harding.

A businessman went into a bank inside the mall and withdrew an undisclosed amount of money and as he made his way out of the mall, he was accosted by the suspects who robbed him of the cash. Police approached the suspects who had just committed the robbery and the suspects defied police’s orders and opened fire. Police returned fire and four suspects were fatally wounded during the shootout.

Police are still chasing after more suspects who fled the scene. A firearm as well as the money which was robbed was found in possession of the suspects.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects is urged to contact the nearest police station or call the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

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