GEORGE NEWS - Police are searching for an unknown group of suspects after two security guards were robbed of their firearms earlier this morning, 3 March.
According to Southern Cape police spokesperson, Sgt Chris Spies, the security guards were allegedly filling up their vehicle on the corner of Discovery and York streets when they were accosted by the group just before 06:00 this morning.
“The men took the firearms and fled the scene in a white Toyota Fortuner. Detectives are currently combing the scene for clues,” Spies said.
George Herald is awaiting comment from the involved security company.
Fidelity confirmed the attack on their vehicle:
“The Fidelity CIT vehicle was stationery at the service station when they were approached by seven armed suspects. Fortunately, there were no injuries and no cash loss. The suspects fled the scene in a white Toyota Fortuner.
"We know that syndicates perpetrating these kinds of crimes are highly skilled and organised. We are constantly evolving our technology and changing our procedures to ensure we stay one step ahead of the criminals and have an excellent working relationship with Saps,” said CEO Wahl Bartmann.
More information to follow as it becomes available.
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