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Yoshini Perumal
1 minute read
15 Jun 2017
9:28 am

VIDEO: Chatsworth woman hijacked in broad daylight

Yoshini Perumal

The video shows the driver of the vehicle, a Mercedes Benz, being held at gunpoint by the suspects.

A screenshot from the video, which has been circulating on social media.

Video footage has emerged showing a driver in a white Mercedes Benz being hijacked at gunpoint at the Hare Krishna robots on Arena Park Drive in KwaZulu-Natal.

The video was recorded by dashcam on a vehicle travelling behind the victim.

Chatsworth police spokesperson Captain Cheryl Pillay confirmed that on Tuesday at about 4pm, a carjacking occurred on Arena Park Drive, Rising Sun Chatsworth reported.

“It is alleged that the driver of the vehicle, a Mercedes Benz, was held at gunpoint by armed suspects who deprived her of her vehicle. The suspects fled in the victim’s vehicle. An off-duty police officer witnessed this carjacking and pursued the vehicle into Savanah Park.

“The suspects abandoned the Mercedes Benz and fled on foot.

“Police conducted a search in the vicinity, to no avail,” she added.

The victim was unharmed during the incident.

Caxton News Service

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