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Men arrested in hijacked car


Johannesburg – Police recently arrested two suspects aged 22 and 27 for possession of a hijacked motor vehicle at Makro, corner Hanover Street and Main Reef Road.

In a statement police said police officers on routine crime prevention duties at Makro shopping centre noticed two suspicious males sitting inside a red Toyota Conquest vehicle.

“When they saw police they drove off; they were stopped and searched.  Police compared the vehicle and it came out positive that it was hijacked at Orlando in 2019. The vehicle was driven by a 37- year-old female when it was hijacked.  While stationary at the traffic lights a suspect pointed a firearm at her and forced her out, and four suspects drove off in the car,” police said.

The police statement added that investigation is under way.