Carjacking suspect arrested, vehicle recovered

One of three carjacking suspects was arrested by the Mayville SAPS officers, recently. It is alleged that three armed men, attacked an Overport resident at gunpoint demanding his vehicle as he parked at his house.

It is alleged that the three suspects then crashed the Hyundai Sonata vehicle while they were in the process of stealing it. A neighbour, who drove into the parking bay, witnessed the incident and caught the attention of the suspects who robbed him at gunpoint. They demanded his cellphone and clothing that he had in the boot of his vehicle. One shot was fired and no one was injured. Police arrested one suspect and the other two suspects fled the scene. The vehicle was recovered by Mayville SAPS officers. A case of carjacking was opened at the Mayville station. Police are investigating the case further.

Zola Phoswa

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