Man nabbed after failed hijacking

2012-06-20 17:18
(Wener Beukes, SAPA)

(Wener Beukes, SAPA)

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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.

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