An incident that took place on North Rand Road and Trichardts caused major traffic backlog yesterday afternoon (February 8), as drivers stopped to watch while a suspect was being arrested by armed officials, Boksburg Advertiser reports.
According to eyewitness accounts, it was a botched hijacking, but Boksburg Advertiser is awaiting official police comment on the incident.
There were no reports of injuries, and calm was quickly restored.
DANGER: Avoid North Rand and Trichardt Road. Possible hijacking. Suspect being held at gunpoint. @benonicitytimes
— Boksburg Advertiser (@BoksburgNews) February 8, 2018