News24.com | Armed gang makes off with money at some point soon of CIT heist 200m from Cape Metropolis police role

Thieves have hit a Capitec ATM.

Thieves beget hit a Capitec ATM.

  • Police are investigating the scene of a money-in-transit heist on the Delft Mall.
  • Six armed males allegedly threatened security guards, sooner than making off with money.
  • The armed theft took space within a pair of hundred metres of a police role.

A brazen money-in-transit theft within a pair of hundred metres of the Delft police role has brought community frustrations to the fore. 

On Friday morning, six armed males applied an armed theft on the Delft Mall.

READ | Robbers acquire away with money, guns in ATM heist at Cape Metropolis mall

Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana acknowledged the crew threatened security guards with firearms and demanded money sooner than fleeing the scene.

“Crime scene experts are combing the scene for clues following a theft with firearms that became as soon as perpetrated in a mall in Delft this morning. In accordance with files, security guards beget been robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash whereas they beget been about to empty an ATM in the mall.

“We are attentive to the incident that took space this morning at Delft Mall inviting an tried theft of a money-in-transit guard at our ATM. Fortunately, no Capitec purchasers or employees beget been harmed,” the assertion acknowledged.

No shots beget been fired and no injuries beget been reported, confirmed Rwexana

“The suspects are yet to be arrested,” she added.

Delft CPF spokesperson Charles George confirmed the armed theft, announcing he became as soon as smooth awaiting a paunchy file about what had taken space.

In a assertion, Capitec acknowledged the robbers beget been concentrating on a money-in-transit automobile on the monetary institution.

Nonetheless George acknowledged the incident became as soon as hardly ever gorgeous, pondering the crime residents and businesses in the design faced.

“Delft has hundreds complications with crime. Our shops beget been coming below warmth through extortion, and now it appears to be the crime is escalating to armed robberies,” he acknowledged.

“These criminals assign not want any appreciate for the law. The Delft Mall is handiest around 200m from the police role.”

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