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On Tuesday evening at approximately 19h50, our Special Operations Team members were activated to assist Tracker SA with locating a Toyota Etios Cross which had been stolen from the Point area in Durban Central.
Our team members immediately responded and within ten minutes of being activated the stolen vehicle was found abandoned in the Quarry Heights area and recovered by Tracker SA assisted by members of our Special Operations Team and Greenwood Park SAPS Crime Prevention Unit.
The stolen vehicle was then transported to the Greenwood Park SAPS for further processing.
A short while later, in the evening our team members were again activated by Tracker SA, this time to assist with locating a VW Polo which had been hijacked by three suspects of which one was armed with a firearm in the Inanda area.
After an extensive track the vehicle was eventually found abandoned on a dirt road in D – Section Kwamashu and recovered by members of our Special Ops Team, Tracker SA and Kwamashu SAPS.
In the latest recovery, our Special Ops Team were activated last night at approximately 19h30 by Tracker SA to assist with locating a Toyota Hilux which had been hijacked in the Avoca Hills area.
Within twenty minutes the hijacked vehicle was found abandoned in a severely stripped condition in Kwamashu A – Section and recovered by members of our Special Ops Team, Tracker SA and Kwamashu SAPS.
The vehicle was transported to the Greenwood Park SAPS for further processing.
Well done to all law enforcement role players, working together and making a difference where possible.