STEELPOORT – A large number of robbers blew up a Capitec teller last night (December 7) at around 01:45.
Heavily armed men barricaded the roads leading into Steelpoort. Multiple shots were fired at any vehicle trying to pass by.
The SAPS and security forces were unable to enter Steelpoort to intervene the situation. It is unknown at this point what the robbers got away with but it was reported that they loaded a safe/s onto their vehicles. The situation calmed down at around 03:00 when the robbers left. SAPS in now on scene.