Foiled cash in transit heist, police recover rifles and vehicle

South African Police Service

Foiled cash in transit heist, police recover rifles and vehicle
Foiled cash in transit heist, police recover rifles and vehicle. Photo: SAPS

The swift reaction and determination of members of the South African Police Service, deployed soon after reports of a cash in transit heists reached the police, led to the recovery of a motor vehicle and rifles that were abandoned by the fleeing suspects.

Following this incident, a joint operation comprising various Police Units, closed all the routes in and around this crime scene, possibly resulting in the suspects taking a road that forced them to abandon the vehicle, a black Volvo and to flee on foot. The vehicle was found next to the mountains adjacent to Mohlalaotwane village.

The Police recovered the following items at that spot: One Volvo motor vehicle, 1 x R4 rifle, 34 x ammunition and 2 x magazines. 1 x AK 47 rifle, 1 x magazine and 22 x ammunition. And 2 x bags and a blue jacket.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has warned all the criminals who are still trying their luck on heinous acts to know that the police in this Province will hunt them down around the clock until they are brought to book.

The Dedicated Police joint Task Team is still on a massive manhunt for the group of armed suspects who were involved in a foiled cash in transit robbery which occurred near Letebejane village.

This cash heist was foiled on 1 March 2018, at about 08:30 in the morning when a security vehicle transporting cash was confronted by a group of suspects traveling in two cars along the Leeuwfontein and Apel-cross Road.

Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of the suspects in this matter, may contact Captain Richard Boshomane at 079 894 5501 or the crime stop number 0860010111 or crime line sms 32211 or the nearest Police Station.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service