This afternoon our team members swiftly recovered a vehicle that was hijacked in the in the Kenville area.
At approximately 12h45, the Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre received reports of a member of the public calling for assistance on Drury Road in the Kenville area.
Multiple Armed Response Officers were immediately dispatched to scene and managed to find the member of the public on Drury who reported that he had been hijacked for his Toyota Rumion by two armed suspects and further advised our team members that the vehicle is fitted with Netstar tracking. Fortunately, the victim did not sustain any injuries during the hijacking.
The Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre immediately contacted Netstar to assist the victim by activating the tracking device for the hijacked vehicle.
A few moments later members of our Special Operations Team were activated by Netstar to assist with the hijacked vehicle. Our team members immediately responded and within eight minutes of being activated, our team members found the hijacked vehicle abandoned along a railway line off Hendon Road together with the assistance from the Greenwood Park SAPS Trios Crimes Unit, the Sydenham SAPS Trio Crimes Unit and the Netstar ground team.
The vehicle was then transported to Greenwood Park SAPS for further investigation and processing.