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20 Apr 2017
5:26 pm

Three arrested after high-speed chase in Silverton

Gopolang Moloko

A firearm, two TVs, and a high-tech signal jammer were confiscated.

Crime scene in Silverton. Photo: Gopolang Chawane

Three men were arrested after a high-speed chase in Silverton on Thursday.

Garsfontein police spokesperson Captain Ilze Jones said crime prevention members were patrolling in Die Wilgers when they spotted a man driving suspiciously.

She said when officers tried to pull the driver over, he sped off.

A car chase then ensued at around 2pm.

The chase continued onto Simon Vermooten Road, where the culprits first crashed into another vehicle before taking a left into Albertus Street, were they crashed into a second vehicle.

Following the second crash, police finally managed to apprehend the suspects.

Police recovered a firearm, two TVs, and a high-tech signal jammer from the suspects’ vehicle.

Jones also said police were investigating the car used by the robbers, which had allegedly been hijacked in Sunnyside.

The three men were also linked to a robbery in the Brooklyn area.

Crime scene in Silverton. Photo: Gopolang Chawane

Caxton News Service

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