Police have launched a manhunt for more suspects after Private security officers foiled a cash in transit heist in Randburg killing one of the would be robbers.

An armed group attempted to rob a cash vehicle along Oak Avenue on Tuesday.

A video of the incident shows suspects firing a rifle in the direction of the cash van, but the security officers fought back shooting one of the robbers dead.

Police spokesperson Mavela Masondo spoke to POWERT 98.7 and confirmed that the hunt is on for more suspects who are still at large.

“The security guards were collecting cash in the area. As they were getting into the company car, they were ambushed by the armed suspects demanding cash from them. A shoot out ensued between the suspects and the security guards. One suspect was fatally wounded.” Mavela said