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Police hunt for cash-in-transit gang after cop shot

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Police are searching for a gang that robbed a cash-in-transit van in Kempton Park.

One officer was wounded after police exchanged fire with the gang in Kelvin, north of Johannesburg.

Police confirmed the robbers managed to flee with bags of money in four getaway vehicles.

So far no arrests have been made, and police are calling on the public to come forward with information that may lead to arrests.

cash-in-transit van

Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele said: “On the way to Sandton, they [the suspects] were seen by other police and they gave chase. Nobody was arrested but they dropped some of the bags that were carrying money in from the cash van on the street. We are investigating a case of armed robbery and attempted murder.

“One of our members was shot in the arm he has been taken to the hospital. He is in a stable condition,” he added.