Swift response sees armed hijackers arrested, PE

South African Police Service

Swift response sees armed hijackers arrested, PE
Swift response sees armed hijackers arrested, PE

Two alleged hijacking suspects, aged 20 and 21 years old were arrested soon after a hijacking took place during the early hours of Sunday 17 November 2018.

It is alleged that at about 03:00, the complainant, was driving his VW Polo in Bethelsdorp and as he was at the corners of St Jude and Loonat Streets in Ext 27, he felt something against his face. A firearm was shoved in his face through the open window. The suspects robbed him of his cell phone, gold ring and cash. They then drove off in his vehicle.

The vehicle was circulated and at about 05:00 members of the Visible Gang Intervention Team spotted the vehicle in Stanford Road heading towards Algoa Park. The vehicle was followed and with the assistance of SAPS Algoa Park, it was stopped in Dyke Road in Algoa Park.

The two suspects were arrested. Complainant’s wallet was recovered.

They are detained on a charge of vehicle hijacking and will appear in court on Tuesday, 20 November 2018.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service