Police catch 'masterminds' behind bread truck robberies in Soweto
Two men suspected to be the masterminds behind a spate of bread delivery truck robberies in Soweto, Johannesburg, have been arrested.
Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said that officers were following a truck in Doornkop, southwest of Johannesburg, at the weekend when it was ambushed by the men.
Masondo said the men opened fire when they spotted the officers.
During the shootout a 19-year-old man was injured and arrested.
Police also arrested a 22-year-old man.
They are expected to appear in court soon.