Suspects on the run after foiled bank robbery in Sabie

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Masoka Dube

Mpumalanga police are searching for the suspects who allegedly tried to rob Standard Bank in Sabie during early hours of the morning.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Gerald Sedibe has confirmed the incident and urged the public to come forward with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects.

“Police are currently looking for the suspects. Anyone with information regarding this can contact Constable Mpoloshe Molobela on 071-685-1211,” said Sedibe.

The suspects were reportedly interrupted by J&M Security officers who were patrolling the area at around 01:36.

A local newspaper reported that there was a shootout between the would-be robbers and the security officers.

They allegedly fled the scene in two white Mercedes Benzes and gold Volvo S60.