Car's tracker leads to hijackers' arrest

2015-01-08 20:47


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Johannesburg - Three men were arrested when the car they allegedly hijacked was found in a townhouse complex in Oakdene, Johannesburg metro police said on Thursday.

Two of the men were arrested on Wednesday after metro police followed up on information received from a tracker company, police spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said.

The third man was later arrested at an address in Vosloorus.

The Mercedes-Benz was hijacked from a woman in Alberton on Wednesday.

"The car was fitted with two tracking devices. So even though the suspects removed the one tracker the second one gave a signal to the tracking company, who alerted the police."

The three are expected to appear in court soon.


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