Pepper sprayed, hijacked, 4 arrested, Roodepan

South African Police Service

The Roodepan police ensured the arrest of four suspects for hijacking. It is alleged that on Friday 4 May 2018, at approximately 23:15, the victim parked his blue VW City Golf at Korhaan Street in Roodepan when four suspects approached him and asked for a cigarette.

The victim told them that he does not smoke and one of the suspects pepper sprayed him. They fled the scene with the victim’s car, cellphone and wallet.

The victim allegedly activated the police who were within the vicinity and a preliminary investigation led the police to one of the suspects’ shack where some parts of the vehicle where recovered.

Four suspects of which two are females were arrested and charged with hijacking. The alleged stolen VW City Golf was later recovered stripped in the field at Roodepan.

All four suspects should be appearing in Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 07 May 2018. Police investigation continues.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service