A suspect was arrested on Monday morning following a failed cash-in-transit (CIT) robbery on Forbes Street in Meadowlands, Soweto.

It was alleged that suspects attempted to rob the CIT truck in the area. However, the driver and crew managed to flee for safety to the Dobsonville police station.

Shots were fired as the police pursued the suspects, with one suspect being arrested while two motor vehicles and four rifles were recovered in the process.