The Cash In Transit (CIT) Robbery Thread

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Guess the criminals didn't want to crash the car and risk damaging the cell phones. But good nerves on that dude. And the cab looks so cramped with that rifle.
 

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I'm no expert, shouldn't the passenger have tried to communicate their situation earlier than was shown, or called out potential threats, instead of looking a bit dazed. At one point he was holding simultaneously the rifle grip and a side arm, was he planning to dual wield them in a gunfight in that cramped cabin.
There's a chance he's inexperienced in that type of role. I heard staff turnover at these companies is fairly high due to the amount of risk vs pay.

Edit: A guy I went to primary school with (and played for same junior football team) died in this line of work. They sneaked up on him while he was covering his colleagues and shot him at point blank range.
 
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I'm no expert, shouldn't the passenger have tried to communicate their situation earlier than was shown, or called out potential threats, instead of looking a bit dazed. At one point he was holding simultaneously the rifle grip and a side arm, was he planning to dual wield them in a gunfight in that cramped cabin.
Experience will lead the body to either fight or flight.
 

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Woman arrested after police track down vehicles linked to Fochville CIT heist

A woman was arrested during the early hours on Saturday after two getaway vehicles linked to a cash-in-transit heist were found on her property.

According to police, a CIT vehicle was travelling on JB Marks Road towards President Hyper shopping centre in Fochville on the West Rand when a white Lexus rammed into them at around 11:00 on Friday.

"The driver of the Lexus lost control and drove into the yard of a private premises. The driver of the CIT vehicle in the meantime managed to balance the CIT vehicle, but suspects in two other vehicles began shooting at the CIT vehicle forcing the driver to stop," police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said.


More at: https://www.news24.com/news24/south...hicles-linked-to-fochville-cit-heist-20210501
 

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Yes, also heard someone saying this. If so, the group of robbers stood no chance. They all would have been killed if they had the guts to take him on when he got out of the vehicle with his firearm.
It's a real gun battle dude, not a movie, they were probably outnumbered, anything could happen, that's why the most logical thing was to flee from the robbers.
 
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It's a real gun battle dude, not a movie, they were probably outnumbered anything could happen, that's why the most logical thing was to flee from the robbers.

What very few people know is that it was normally the case in incidents like this. Task force members are way outnumbered, but they are trained for incidents like this, even being outnumbered. At least, that was the case in the old Task Force. Not so sure today's members may be trained or equipped in the same manner.
 

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What very few people know is that it was normally the case in incidents like this. Task force members are way outnumbered, but they are trained for incidents like this, even being outnumbered. At least, that was the case in the old Task Force. Not so sure today's members may be trained or equipped in the same manner.

You just need one guy with good accuracy to end his life, that shot on the driver side window was at head level and if it wasn't bullet proof he had a good chance of dying right then.
 

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What very few people know is that it was normally the case in incidents like this. Task force members are way outnumbered, but they are trained for incidents like this, even being outnumbered. At least, that was the case in the old Task Force. Not so sure today's members may be trained or equipped in the same manner.
Driving out of this situation is also a skill. He did well by not attempting to engage. Any taskforce member would probably have reacted the same way under heavy fire. Kudos to him for doing what he did.
 

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I'm no expert, shouldn't the passenger have tried to communicate their situation earlier than was shown, or called out potential threats, instead of looking a bit dazed. At one point he was holding simultaneously the rifle grip and a side arm, was he planning to dual wield them in a gunfight in that cramped cabin.
Maybe he was an intern.
 
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