Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Hijacked learners remain unharmed


The learners who were hijacked in Cape Town is confirmed to be unharmed. Police officers responded to the incident at corner of Spine Road and N2 highway yesterday.

When they arrived at the scene, they found two armed suspects offloading 17 learners along the N2. The suspects spotted the police’s arrival and fled into the bushes.

Later, the police tracked down one of the men who was identified to be the driver in the operation.

The City of Cape Town's JP Smith: "The vehicle had been hijacked with the schoolchildren on board and the hijackers were attempting to offload the children. When the suspects realised that the officers were approaching, they into the bushes. The law enforcement stabilisation unit members reacted and responded immediately resulting in the apprehension of one of the suspects."

By Danielle Mentoor

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