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Image via Twitter: @BOSBEER2006

Watch: Cape Town CIT Robbery – Suspects still at large

Reports of another CIT robbery are circulating on social media. Watch the 45-second video clip taken from within a convenience store here.

cit robbery cape town

Image via Twitter: @BOSBEER2006

Reports of another Cash-in-transit (CIT) robbery has been circulating on social media, along with the video (included below.) The short 45-second video clip was taken from within what appears to be a convenience store.

CIT Robbery in Macassar – What we know

Suspects fled towards Stellenbosch

Shoppers can be heard screaming in the background before the camera focuses on a robbery taking place outside the store. As reported by Bosbeer on Twitter, the CIT vehicle was robbed in Macassar, Cape Town.

The crime-watch account confirmed shortly after 11:00 on Thursday:

“This happened a short while ago. Suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money towards Stellenbosch”.

Update: Yusuf Abramjee has since confirmed that three suspects have been arrested. In addition, authorities also seized firearms.

Getaway vehicle found in Kayamandi

In response to the video on social media, one netizen said the “money has apparently been recovered”. The user advised residents to avoid the area “as more shootouts are likely”. The netizen, Brandaan Huigen, added:

“Suspects currently on the run in Kayamandi area, Stellenbosch”.

According to RTC South Africa, the getaway vehicles – an Audi with registration CA 459 194 – was found abandoned in Kayamandi, Macassar. Authorities also found guns in the vehicle.

The following photo of the scene of the crime was shared by Yusuf Abramjee on Twitter.

This is a developing story, more to follow. We’ve reached out to authorities for comment and will update this article once confirmation has been received.

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