Three suspects were nabbed in connection with a daring cash-in-transit (CIT) heist this week, which saw the theft of R8,000 in coins.
Yesterday evening at around 7PM an armed gang blew up a van during a cash-in-transit heist in the middle of the highway.
Several new details about that deadly “warzone” shootout in Rosettenville, Johannesburg that happened on Monday afternoon have come to light.
The frightening shootout, which has been described as a “warzone” by eyewitnesses and a “hostage drama” by paramedics on the scene, killed eight people and injured many, including four officers.
A CIT vehicle was ambushed by an unknown number of armed gunmen in Potsdam Road at the Shoprite Centre.
There were dramatic scenes on the N1 inbound at the N7 offramp in Goodwood, Cape Town, yesterday evening.
A gang targeted a cash-in-transit (CIT) vehicle earlier today at Mall@55 in Centurion, with one suspect dying during a gunfight.
New footage shows that rather than running from trouble, Prinsloo was actually chasing the attackers, trying to drive into them and ram them off the road.
Leo Prinsloo, the man who skilfully evaded armed robbers in that viral video of an attempted CIT heist, also teaches basic handgun training.
A recently released video of dashcam footage from inside an armoured vehicle shows two security officers dodging bullets as they try to evade armed robbers.
Cash-in-transit heists are unfortunately a dime a dozen, but new tactics being employed have criminologists and industry insiders very worried.
I guess after a long day of heisting and terrifying CIT van drivers, it’s nice to settle into a Porsche as you drive away from the scene of the crime.
If you’re behind the wheel of one of these vans, there is a massive target on your back, and that takes an emotional toll on a person.
Videos like this are why I’m always uncomfortable when I see a cash-in-transit van around. Things look to be going fine, and then in a split second, there are people with guns.
A gang, armed with rifles and explosives, launched an attack on a cash-in-transit van in Vanderbijlpark yesterday morning.
A cash-in-transit vehicle was rammed with a vehicle, before an explosive device was used to gain access. Whilst the suspects escaped, they did leave behind some of their loot.
The Marabastad Market Stalls in Pretoria turned into the scene of a very quick, very dangerous, and seemingly very easy cash-in-transit heist.
Desperate times calls for drastic measures, and SA’s security industry is gearing itself with hardcore tech to tackle cash-in-transit heists head-on.
Another cash-in-transit van was bombed just 200 metres away from a police station in Cape Town, and all of it was caught on camera.
Cash-in-transit heists have seen a sharp rise in frequency across the country during the past year. So much so that the BBC is taking notice.
South Africa has seen a very worrying spike in cash-in-transit heists this year, and how robbers manage to pull them off is even more shocking.
The roads of South Africa are wild and dangerous places, and these three videos pretty much show just how hectic they can get.
Alleged Boksburg heist gang member Thato Gaopantwe has some rather questionable credentials under his designer belt. Actually, they’re pretty hilarious.
The bombing of two cash-in-transit vans in Boksburg, and the shoot-out that followed, was all captured on video by onlookers. Quite an intense watch.
Some cash-in-transit heists go smoothly, and others end in brazen shootouts in broad daylight. This definitely falls into the latter category.
Yet another cash-in-transit heist occurred last week, and footage captured shows the extreme length robbers go to in order to grab that cash.
Up in Krugersdorp, a cash-in-transit team managed to fend off thieves by ramming their vehicle into the getaway car. That’s some quick thinking.
Another chilling video of how easy it is these days for criminals to get away with robbery. Got AK-47s, will rob in broad daylight.