By Tebogo Mhlanga
The attempted cash in transit heist has left three security officers shot and wounded. It is believed that group of robbers shot the security vehicle multiple times on the N4 route near Brits off ramp, North West on wednesday morning.
Eyewitness news has reported that no arrest has been made thus far.
Netcare911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe told the eNCA that the paramedics who worked alongside the Hartbeespoort emergency rescue unit has stabilised the wounds on the scene.
“Two of the officers were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for further medical care” Athlenda Mathe quoted saying by the eNCA
Netcare911’s Athlenda Mathe added that “the Netcare2 helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift one of the critically wounded officers to a trauma facility in Johannesburg for further medical care.”