G4S yet again the victims of a robbery

The craving and hunger for hard cash is increasing by the day.

On Saturday, June 17 a G4S van was robbed at a petrol station in Watermeyer Street and the suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.


A Bullet hole that hit the G4S van after a shootout burst out. Saturday June 17 suspects fled the gas station situated in Watermeyer Street with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The G4S security guard alleged that he was about to exit the door with the cash when two armed men attacked him. The guard went in shock and allegedly jumped on top of the van, leaving the cash behind. It was believed that the driver of the van tried to reverse and cover the dropped cash but was unsuccessful as the armed suspects opened fire on the van.

Ms Yolande Kemp Bezuidenhout a nearby resident and responder for South Africa Community Crime Watch (SACCW) were busy in her garden when she heard the gunshots.


The scene after cash in transit robbery took place at a gas station in Watermeyer Street. On June 17 the suspects fled the scene with a undisclosed amount of cash.

“My gardener and I heard the shots. I immediately ran down the street to see what the commotion was all about. Luckily I had my phone with me and used the Zello channel after which I got quick response from SACCW,” said Bezuidenhout.

She did not think twice and jumped in her vehicle rushing to the scene.

On scene people stood all over the place trying to figure out what just happened.

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