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sapsNews24 reports that an on-duty police officer has died after being attacked by a group of armed robbers at a traffic intersection in Sandton on Thursday.

The police officer has been identified as Sergeant David Tsedu, who was stationed at the City Deep Port of Entry. He was driving along Katherine Street in Sandown at around 11:00 when he was attacked. A police spokesperson reported: "The suspects are alleged to have robbed the member of his service pistol and other items before fleeing the scene in a getaway vehicle. The member was taken to a nearby hospital, but sadly succumbed to his injuries upon arrival." A video of the dramatic robbery has been doing the rounds on social media. National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole condemned the attack and advised further: "The motive for the incident is the central focus of our investigation. We will not rest until those who are behind this brazen attack have been apprehended."

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Alex Mitchley and view the video clip of the robbery at News24

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