WATCH: Suspects escape from back of police vehicle in Pinetown

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A video has emerged showing two suspects escape out of the back of a parked SAPS vehicle, allegedly in Pinetown, KZN on Thursday. Watch. 

The SAPS vehicle, with Pinetown branding on it, was stationed outside Siza Hardware - a known hardware store on Stanfield Rd in Pinetown. The first captive appears to bend open a bottom portion of the canopy door and squeezes out, and then helps out a second suspect - all while onlookers cheer them on. There doesn't appear to be an officer in the front seat. 

News24 contacted the Pinetown Police Station, but authorities were not aware of the alleged incident.

"Nothing has been reported of that nature - we are not aware of suspects escaping from one of our vehicles," said Crime Prevention colonel KS Pillay on Friday.  

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