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Man nabbed after failed hijacking

2012-06-20 17:18

Johannesburg - A man was arrested at the Florida fire station on Wednesday afternoon after an attempted hijacking, Johannesburg emergency services said.

"Apparently he was trying to hijack a car and he then ran to the fire station. We just heard shots," spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said.

The security guards and police at the station apprehended the man at 13:00.

Mulaudzi was unsure whether the man was injured during the arrest. Police were combing the area for a second suspect, he said.

No further details were available.

Comments
  • Irene - 2012-06-20 18:28

    Well done and who cares if he was injured during the arrest. Pity the vermin wasn't killed.

  • Gerald Jordaan - 2012-06-20 19:03

    What a pity that the hijacker wasn't killed!! Damn double damn!!

  • somikazi.pita - 2012-06-20 19:07

    Johannesburg the city of hijacking.

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