WATCH: Durban driver outmanoeuvres armed hijackers

2019-05-20 12:16
Armed suspects confront a motorist in Durban. (Screengrab)

Armed suspects confront a motorist in Durban. (Screengrab)

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A Durban motorist managed to outsmart three armed men who approached him at a Musgrave Road driveway on Saturday.

Police said the driver was seated in his red Audi, when he noticed three armed men jumping out of their vehicle. 

The scenes from security camera footage are doing the rounds on social media.

"The suspects held him at gunpoint and instructed him to come out of the vehicle," police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said.

The driver then swiftly reversed, managing to manoeuvre past the hijackers' car, before making his escape. 

Police are investigating a case of attempted carjacking.

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