Armed robbers arrested in Mfuleni
By Yamkela Xhaso
Police arrested two men in Mfuleni following cash in transit heist in that occurred in Main Road Rondebosch.
The three suspects approached the security guard and forced him to a white Opel Astra, the company alerted the SAPS which led to a high speed car chase on the N2.
“Where they were spotted by a police patrol”
Police superintendent Andre Traut said the robbers’ car was forced to a standstill in Driftlands Mfuleni.
The suspects fired several shots at police and police returned fire, one of the suspects was fatally wounded and other one was shot in the head was arrested on the scene and the other suspect fled the scene on foot.
“The stolen vehicles have been recovered as well as the cash box and an unlicensed firearm and the security officer was fortunately unharmed during the incident”