Durban Police a still looking for FIVE suspects who robbed a cash-in-transit vehicle at a service station in Red Hill, north of Durban are still at large.
Police told Daily Buzz SA they are investigating a case of armed robbery after the incident at an Engen garage on Monday.
The cops said security guards from G4S security had been to the garage to collect cash when they were ambushed by five heavily armed men.
A source who was at the scene said a shoot-out ensued between the guards and the robbers. People ran for cover as bullets flew in every direction.
“The guards came under fire from men while doing a cash pick up from the service station’ s convenience store just after 9am.
“The thugs were carrying high-calibre weapons,” said the source.
KZN police spokesman Major Thulani Zwane confirmed the robbery.
“The garage was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspects fled the scene in their white VW Polo and black Toyota Run X vehicles.
“No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.”