South Africa 24.5.2018 10:30 am

Security guard injured in Sandton during attempted cash-in-transit heist

One of the vehicles that was shot at during the attempted CIT heist.

One of the vehicles that was shot at during the attempted CIT heist.

Three more men, all believed to be between the ages of 20 and 50, did not sustain injuries.

A man sustained minor injuries in what was believed to be an attempted cash-in-transit heist on the N3 before the Marlboro off-ramp in Johannesburg yesterday evening, Sandton Chronicle reports.

At about 7.19pm, ER24 paramedics were made aware of the incident on May 23.

READ MORE: Reports of cash-in-transit heist at Jabulani Mall

ER24 spokesperson Annine Siddall said: “When they arrived on the scene, the man was receiving treatment from other emergency services. He sustained minor wounds to his arm.”

Three more men, all believed to be between the ages of 20 and 50, did not sustain injuries.

Two of the men were travelling in the cash-in-transit van, and two more men were in a security vehicle when shots were fired at them.

It is believed the suspects involved in this incident fled the scene. Local authorities later arrived at the scene for further investigations.

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