Guard wounded in CT cash heist

The injured guard was taken to a nearby hospital for further care.

The injured guard was taken to a nearby hospital for further care. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - A security guard is in a critical condition in hospital after an apparent cash-in-transit heist in Cape Town.

It is still not clear where the incident took place but it is believed the man sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

A colleague who was in the cash van at the time of the shooting managed to escape unharmed.

He drove to the Salt River Fire Station where paramedics were contacted for help.

ER24's Vanessa Jackson said, "He is in a stable but critical condition. He was transported to a nearby Mediclinic for further care."

More details to follow.