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GUARD AND ACCOMPLICE ARRESTED FOR CASH-IN-TRANSIT ROBBERRY: NORTH WEST
2021/10/21      |  Written By:  Captain L Ramovha   |   Province:  North West

NORTH WEST – A 48-year-old security officer and his accomplice aged 35 were arrested on Tuesday afternoon following a cash-in-transit robbery that happened in Zeerust on Monday.

It is reported that at about 08:40 am security guards from ART Security Company were collecting money from Three Star Cash and Carry in Zeerust when suddenly they were accosted by about five armed suspects who got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspects got away with a white BMW with no registration plates. Follow up investigations led to the arrest of one guard following questioning by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigators. The second suspect was arrested in Zeerust. The team managed to recover the getaway BMW, cash canisters and coins from the suspect house.

The pair is expected to appear in the Zeerust Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Investigation continues, and more arrests are expected.