Police search for hijacked man

2014-07-06 08:01
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg - A man has been hijacked in New Look village in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said.

"Butterworth police are looking for three suspects who allegedly hijacked a Toyota combi with registration CTB748EC white in colour," police spokesperson Jackson Manatha said.

"The allegation is that the 20-year-old driver... was busy locking it on Friday... at about 19:30 at New Look village outside Butterworth. Suddenly three men appeared and one of them pointed a firearm at him forcing him into the vehicle."

The three men then drove in the direction of Centane, left the driver at 14 Junction, and drove the vehicle in the direction of King Hintsa FET College.

"The vehicle has not yet been found and the suspects have not been arrested," said Manatha.

Anyone with information were urged to contact police.

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