Police arrest three suspects believed to be involved in a courier truck hijacking in West Rand district #Trio Crimes GAUTENG - Police from West Rand K9 received information to be on the lookout for a vehicle believed to be involved in the courier truck hijacking in West
Rand today, 24 November 2020 .
While the K9 members were patrolling they identified the VW Polo Classic vehicle on Main Reef Road towards Johannesburg with three occupants inside.
A chase ensued and the suspects started shooting at the police; the police returned fire and managed to intercept the vehicle.
The vehicle was subsequently searched and stolen property, believed to have been stolen from the hijacked truck, was recovered in the vehicle; the three suspects, aged 34, 39 and 45-years, have been arrested.
During the arrest police also seized two unlicensed Firearms believed to have been used in the commission of the truck hijacking.