WATCH | Cash van blown up in broad daylight, guards injured in Boksburg
A cash van was blown up and robbed in Boksburg on the East Rand on Monday by a gang driving luxury vehicles.
National police spokesperson Brenda Muridili said the incident happened at 9.30 on Atlas Road.
Muridili said the cash van was rammed off the road by a green Mercedes-Benz.
“An unknown number of suspects robbed the security guards of an undisclosed amount of money after allegedly using explosives to bomb the armoured vehicle.”
Muridili said they fled the scene in a white Mercedes-Benz and black Audi.
She said two security guards were taken to hospital after they sustained minor injuries.
ARMED ROBBERY : VAN DYK CNR RESERVOIR RD. BOKSBURG. COE. GP. MONEY TRUCK BOMBED & ROBBED. BY HEAVILY ARMED PERPS IN GETAWAY WHITE MERCEDES & A BLACK MERCEDES.@SAPoliceService @TrafficRTMC @GTP_Traffstats @_ArriveAlive @JoburgMPD @TMPDSafety @cci_network pic.twitter.com/vQsU9ygkpP— REZA (@crimeairnetwork) March 29, 2021