'Blue light imposter' nabbed after hijacking

2015-09-05 16:20
Togbag with R5, recovered in Ivory Park. ( Jenna Etheridge , News24)

Togbag with R5, recovered in Ivory Park. ( Jenna Etheridge , News24)

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Cape Town – A gang pretending to be police officers pulled over a motorist in Ivory Park, Midrand and hijacked his vehicle, according to the SA Police Service Facebook page on Saturday.

The group put a blue light on their vehicle to look official and held up the Ford Ranger at traffic lights in Kaalfontein on Friday.

According to SAPS, one of the suspects drove the hijacked vehicle off while three others fled in their vehicle.

Officers spotted the getaway vehicle on Republic Road and chased it to a cul-de-sac.

The gang got out and fled in different directions.

A 37-year-old man was arrested.

According to the statement, officers recovered two sports bags with various firearms and ammunition, six channel jamming devices, two police reflector jackets, gloves and cables.

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