Explosion erupts in Cape Town CIT heist, apparently near police station – report

According to the police, gunshots also went off.

Western Cape police have confirmed that a cash-in-transit heist took place on Jakes Gerwel Drive, near Philippi, on Monday morning.

News24 reports the heist occurred just 200 metres from a police station.

According to police, there was an explosion involving a G4S vehicle, and shots were also fired.

Police are investigating. According to the City of Cape Town, Jakes Gerwel remained closed to traffic as authorities combed the scene.

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