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Hawks search for third suspect in SSA cash heist

The Hawks have confirmed they’re searching for a third suspect linked to the theft of R17 million from the State Security Agency (SSA).

They have also warned the public that he is believed to be dangerous.

EWN Reporter Barry Bateman on Wednesday said that the man, unlike the other two suspects, is not an SSA official.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

He's not a State Security Agency employee, like his two alleged accomplices. He is however a friend.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

He's on the run with a substantial amount of the money.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

The police do have his name but do not want to release it at this stage.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

They have, however, released pictures of the individual.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

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