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CPF helps nab cash-in-transit gang

CPF helps nab cash-in-transit gang.
CPF helps nab cash-in-transit gang.
Image: 123RF/ scanrail

A group of alert community policing forum members assisted police in nabbing a gang minutes after they tried to carry out a heist in Heidelberg‚ police said on Tuesday.

The incident happened on Monday night on the R511.

"CPF members heard the explosion and rushed to the scene‚" police said in a statement. "[The] suspects fled the scene without cash in a VW Polo. Three were later arrested at Henley train station."

The gang is believed to be from Natalspruit.

The two vehicles used during the heist‚ the Polo and a Lexus‚ had not been reported stolen.

None of the CIT guards were injured.

The suspects were to appear in court soon.

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