Community policing forum helps nab cash-in-transit gang
A group of alert community policing forum members assisted police in nabbing a gang minutes after they tried to carry out a heist in Heidelberg‚ police said on Tuesday.
The incident happened on Monday night on the R511.
"CPF members heard the explosion and rushed to the scene‚" police said in a statement.
"[The] suspects fled the scene without cash in a VW Polo. Three were later arrested at Henley train station."
The gang is believed to be from Natalspruit.
The two vehicles used during the heist‚ the Polo and a Lexus‚ had not been reported stolen.
None of the CIT guards were injured.
The suspects were to appear in court soon.