Metro police find vehicle minutes after hijacking in Hanover Park

City of Cape Town Metro Police officers managed to find a vehicle that was reported stolen minutes earlier in Hanover Park on Tuesday.

SUPPLIED: Metro Police

A community member who witnessed a hijacking stopped the officers who were patrolling in the area.

According to the City of Cape Town Metro Police spokesperson, Superintendent Ruth Solomons, the officers managed to find the car and arrested a 28-year-old suspect.

“At around 14:45, officers on patrol in Hanover Park were flagged down by a person who had witnessed a hijacking.

He also pointed out the victim, who joined officers in a search of the area to track down the vehicle. The victim spotted his vehicle driving in the vicinity of Nyanga Junction, and the officers then managed to force the driver to a stop.

One suspect managed to run away officers accosted the driver who was identified as one of the suspects involved in the hijacking”, MMC for Safety and Security, JP Smith added.


Done by: Alungile Njemla


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