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'Robbers moving from bigger malls to filling stations and township businesses'

Western Cape police say there's been a reduction in business robberies in the province since April.

However, officials say filling stations, small township enterprises and cash-in-transit vehicles are still vulnerable to criminals after a filling station in Sunningdale was hit on Monday.

Security guards were collecting cash boxes when they were robbed by a gang of gunmen.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

The police's, Brigadier Tania Hosking said that collaborative efforts between retailers and officials have seen a decline in shopping mall crimes.

We have actually had a 15 percent reduction in our business robberies. Some initiatives are working and we are consulting with the role players involved.

Brigadier Tania Hosking, Western Cape Provincial Head for Saps operations
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