“He tried to run away, but was apprehended by residents.”
The transit vehicle was dropping off an undisclosed amount of cash when it was suddenly ambushed by the suspects.
The department of correctional services in Pretoria is yet to decide if a warrant of arrest might or not be issued for the parolee.
Still no arrests in case in which a woman was punched in the face by a taxi driver for ‘stealing his business’ in 2016.
Firearms and drugs were also seized by police.
The three men entered a company boardroom in Eldoraigne and threatened to shoot the occupants.
“They are just teenagers and committing crimes in school uniforms – what kind of future are they destined for?”
“This Audi has previously been red-flagged for involvement in other thefts-out-of-vehicles at schools in the Centurion and Pretoria east areas.”
“These are not the kind of people who should be working with children or the victims of domestic or sexual violence.”
This is the sixth such cash-in-transit heist in Pretoria over the past three months.
Acornhoek: Police responding to the incident plunged into a ditch after losing control of their vehicle in the shootout.