Mogwase – Another cash-in-transit (CIT) heist took place on Wednesday 3 April at approximately 17:50 on the R510 road at Monakato.
According to Hawks spokesperson captain Tlangelani Rikhotso, the armoured vehicle was travelling from a collection point on its way to the depot when suspects opened fire upon the vehicle.
The driver lost control, veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
The suspects allegedly continued shooting the vehicle, but the crew and driver managed to escape. One of the crew members sustained a minor injury.
Explosives were used to open the truck and the suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Tactical Response Team (TRT), Scene Laboratories, Criminal Record and Crime Scene (LCRC) and Hawks responded to the scene.
No arrests have been made at this stage and Hawks are investigating the case.
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