WATCH | Law enforcement officers scoot down truck hijacker in dramatic pursuit

Police stated the particular person stole the 29-ton Scania truck in entrance of a financial institution in Porterville.

Image: Screengrab of video

A dramatic Like a flash & Infected-form scene unfolded in the metropolis of Porterville, in the Western Cape, at the weekend after a man stole a truck and sped by the streets.

Numerous videos of the excessive-lag scoot confirmed the runaway truck bursting by the streets and later even managing to evade a police roadblock.

In step with police spokesperson Capt FC van Wyk, the 27-year-worn alleged truck-jacker stole the 29-ton Scania truck in entrance of a financial institution in Porterville.

Van Wyk stated the truck became idling with the predominant in the ignition.

“The truck driver (complainant) knowledgeable a traffic officer who became in the vicinity of the incident. The complainant and traffic officer began to scoot the truck with the aid of police and law enforcement,” he stated.

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Van Wyk stated the truck-jacker drove the rig in the direction of Piketberg and local police aid had to be known as for.

He stated two vehicles belonging to law enforcement were damaged when the truck turned in the direction of Eendekuil.

Two officers were injured when the truck hit their automobile.

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— BOSBEER.COM (@BOSBEER2006) January 25, 2021

The police managed to bring the truck to a discontinue and arrested the suspect.

He appeared in the Porterville Justice of the Peace’s courtroom on Tuesday on a value of theft of a motor automobile and the topic became posted to February 9.

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— BOSBEER.COM (@BOSBEER2006) January 26, 2021

by Iavan Pijoos

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