UPDATE: Security guard shot during armed robbery in Isipingo

Police and other authorities at the scene of the incident.

Two municipal guards were attacked and shot by armed robbers who robbed them of their firearms in Isipingo, on Tuesday morning.

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According to a police report, the incident occurred at about 10am while the two guards were on duty. Communications officer of Isipingo SAPS, Cpt David Ragavan, explained that the guards were approached by two unknown men who wanted their firearms.

“The two suspects opened fire on the female guard who was seated in the vehicle at the time of the incident. The other guard was outside the vehicle and had his firearm removed by the suspects. They then robbed them of their guns and fired at the female guard, injuring her stomach and hand. She was rushed to hospital for medical attention,’’ said Cpt Ragavan

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The men fled the scene in a sliver Toyota van. Police are appealing to community members to help them in identifying the suspects.

“A case of attempted murder was registered at Isipingo SAPS. The case is currently under investigation,’’ said Cpt Ragavan.

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Candice George

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