Yesterday afternoon at approximately 13h40 members of our Special Operations Team were activated to assist Car Track with a hijacked Toyota Yaris which had been hijacked by four suspects of which one was armed with a firearm in the Somkombo area.
Members of our Special Ops Team together with McCarthy Risk immediately responded to the last known location of the hijacked vehicle and within minutes the vehicle was found abandoned in the Misty Ridge, Upper Tongaat area together and recovered with the assistance of Cartrack ground team and Tongaat SAPS.
Whilst on scene team members searched the area and found a Toyota Quantum severally stripped and was later established that the vehicle was hijacked the previous day.
Both vehicles were handed back to their owners as they did not wish to open a case with the SAPS.
In a separte incident that happened this morning, members of our Special Ops Team were activated to assist Matrix tracking with a Nissan Almera which has been hijacked by unknown amount of armed suspects.
Our team members immediately responded to the last known location of the hijacked vehicle and within six minutes of being activated the vehicle was found abandoned on Ryde Place in the Glen Hills area and recovered together with the assistance of Matrix ground team and Greenwood Park SAPS Trio Crimes Unit.
The vehicle was also handed back to the owner as they did not wish to open a case with the SAPS.
We urge all members of the public to report all incidents of crime to the SAPS.