Dramatic car chase ends in arrest

2015-01-06 05:00
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Johannesburg - A man was shot and arrested after a high-speed chase along Klipriver Road, south of Johannesburg, on Monday, metro police said.

Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said metro police saw a blue Volvo with five occupants and false number plates on the R28 at around 13:00.

They ordered the driver to stop, but he sped off. The officers gave chase and called for police back-up.

Minnaar said the men jumped out of the car and started shooting in Edenpark. The metro police returned fire, wounding one man before arresting him. An illegal firearm was found in his possession.

The search for the other four men continued.


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