WATCH: Moment suspect opens fire at motorbike cop in Pretoria

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Watch footage of a police officer on a motorbike chasing suspects at speed before cornering them in Meerkat Street, Akasia.

One of the suspects then leaps out the vehicle and fires several shots in the police officer's direction.

First the officer sees a blue BMW from the opposite side of another road road. He then turns around at which point the suspects reverse and attempt to knock him off his motorbike.

Failing that the suspects, who allegedly robbed a house, speed off and the officer gives chase.

Though he loses sight of the suspects the lone officer continues to tail the suspects at speed, while calling for back-up.

He eventually meets them in a side road, at which points one of the suspects emerges from the car and several shots directed at the officer ring out.

According to the time stamp on a camera on board the officer's motorbike the incident occurred in the Pretoria suburb on Tuesday, 12 July around 12:30.

Watch the clip for more. 

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