National 4.8.2016 04:28 pm

Man arrested for hijacked truck in Rustenburg

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

Police spotted the truck which was also being followed by employees of a tracking company.

A 45-year-old man was arrested in Rustenburg for possession of a hijacked truck on Thursday, North West police said.

“The truck was allegedly hijacked yesterday [Wednesday] in Hammanskraal near Pretoria. According to information, the police spotted the truck which by then was also being followed by employees of a tracking company,” said police spokesperson Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone.

“Upon realising that he is being followed, the driver got out of the truck while in motion and fled on foot. The truck then collided with vehicles at a nearby car dealership. The suspect was chased and eventually arrested. He is expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court.”

– African News Agency (ANA)

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