The Golden Arrow Bus Service (GABS) has called on government and police for help in protecting their passengers, after yet another targetted attack in a matter of weeks.

Commuters and a driver aboard a Golden Arrow bus were held up by two men, posing as passengers, while en route from Cape Town Centre to Tygervalley on Tuesday morning [February 2]. No injuries were reported.

Golden Arrow spokesperson Bronwen Dyke-Beyer confirmed the incident and said a case has been opened at Bellville Police Stations.

“We condemn this act of criminality in the strongest possible terms and call on SAPS and government to help our passengers. Anyone with any information regarding the perpetrators can contact 0800 11 11 67,” she added.

This is the latest in a spate of incidents targeting the bus service in recent weeks. In late January, three armed men held up the driver and passengers aboard a Golden Arrow bus travelling from Cape Town to Mitchells Plain.

Last week, commuters aboard a Golden Arrow bus travelling from Cape Town to Steenberg station were robbed by four men.

Picture: Western Cape Government

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