Cash-in-transit heist leaves one injured

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BONUS – RUSTENBURG – One man, a security guard, sustained minor injuries following a cash-in-transit heist on the Marikana Road near Kroondal.

According to ER24 Spokesperson, Russel Meiring, ER24 paramedics, along with various other services, arrived on the scene to find a cash-in-transit van in the middle of the road.

β€œThe vehicle had been completely ripped open with debris lying across the entire scene. A light motor vehicle was also parked a short distance away, riddled with bullet holes,” explains Meiring.

Local authorities closed off the road and the surrounding area while paramedics assessed the patients on scene.

One man was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to his lower leg. Paramedics treated the man and thereafter transported him to a nearby private hospital for further treatment.

The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene to investigate further.

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