NEWS JUST IN: Cash-in-transit heist suspect shot dead in Springfield

The crime scene where a suspect was shot dead.

An alleged cash-in-transit robbery suspect was shot dead in a shoot-out with police at a shopping centre in Springfield a few hours ago.

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According to police spokesman, Cpt Nqobile Gwala, a cash-in-transit vehicle which was picking up money from one of the stores in the centre was held by a group of heavily armed men who demanded cash from the security guards.

The suspects allegedly fled with a cash box. A shoot-out ensued between police and the suspects, resulting in one of them being shot dead.

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Cpt Gwala said police are still on the hunt for the rest of the suspects who fled towards the direction of the Parlock area.

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