Police have launched a manhunt for a group of suspects who attacked a cash-in-transit van on the R38 between Barberton and Badplaas, Mpumalanga on Friday, 4 September 2020.
The groups’ attempts were foiled by the security guards. Unfortunately one of the guards died after sustaining gunshot wounds. No money was taken, however, it is believed that some of the suspects were also injured during the confrontation.
During the suspects retreat, they hijacked a vehicle that was in the vicinity, loaded the injured robbers before abandoning the vehicle in Barberton.
A call is being made to hospitals, clinics, doctors and community to assist with any information that could lead to arrest of the suspects.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the suspects is urged to call Captain Nkambule on 082 303 9872 or Captain Jacobs on 071 481 3245 or the SAPS Crime Stop number 0860010111 or submit information through the my MySAPS app or contact the nearest police station.
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