Police foil cash heist

THREE men were arrested after attempting to rob a cash delivery armoured vehicle using toy guns in Mafikeng, North West police said on Saturday.

THREE men were arrested after attempting to rob a cash delivery armoured vehicle using toy guns in Mafikeng, North West police said on Saturday.

Lieutenant Colonel Lesego Metsi said police were tipped off that the three men aged 18 and 21 planned to rob the cash van at a filling station on Friday.

When the cash van arrived the men pointed guns at the guards before the police arrested them.

The trio will appear in the Mmabatho magistrate's court today. - Sapa

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