A mini bullion van belonging to the WESTEC Security Systems was robbed at gunpoint at Maapehia on the Techiman–Sunyani road in the Bono East Region.
According to sources, the van with registration GT 3181-W was headed towards Sunyani from Techiman but was intercepted by eight armed men on Friday afternoon.
The gang opened gunfire at the mini bullion van leaving the Police officer who was on escort duty wounded on the left arm.
They made away with an undisclosed amount of money in the safe.
Regional Police Command has confirmed the incident but wouldn’t speak about it until later.
Meanwhile, the Toyota Hilux mini bullion van has been towed to the Techiman Divisional Police station for investigations.