WATCH: Quick-thinking motorist leaves hijackers empty-handed

2018-12-05 16:09
CCTV footage shows failed hijacking attempt.

CCTV footage shows failed hijacking attempt. (Screenshot)

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A video of a failed hijacking attempt in Johannesburg has surfaced on social media on Tuesday.

The video, which was shared by anti-crime advocate Yusuf Abramjee on Twitter, shows a white Chevrolet sedan pulling up across the road from a vehicle pulling out of its driveway. Suspects are seen getting out of the Chevrolet and head toward the motorist.

The motorist makes a quick getaway by speedily reversing down the road and escaping the suspects who later drive off in the opposite direction.

The incident is said to have occurred in the Primrose area in Ekurhuleni. 

According to Primrose police spokesperson Sergeant Styles Maome, no case relating to the incident was opened.

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