Second BAT vehicle robbed

It’s understood the driver was making a delivery at a shop when he was confronted by two armed men.

FILE: This is the second BAT vehicle to be targeted in a matter of days. Picture: freeimages.com.

JOHANNESBURG - Another British American Tobacco (BAT) vehicle has been robbed, this time in Langlaagte west of Johannesburg.

It's understood the driver was making a delivery at a shop on Wednesday morning when he was confronted by two armed men.

The police's Katlego Mogale said, "When he proceeded to deliver the cigarettes to the garage next door and as he approached the garage he was confronted by two suspects who pointed a firearm at him and took the cigarettes, as well as his keys and his jacket. They went back to the police station where they took the vehicle and fled the scene."

This is the second BAT vehicle to be targeted in a matter of days.

On Tuesday, an armed gang travelling in three cars robbed another of the firms vans on Peter Road in Honeydew.