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Vehicle hijacked in East London recovered in Stutterheim, suspect arrested

Sep 5, 2018
Vehicle hijacked in East London recovered in Stutterheim, suspect arrested

Stutterheim police arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of a hijacked motor vehicle.

"Police swiftly acted on the information they received on Tuesday afternoon, at about 15:20, about a suspicious vehicle," said police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa.

"They went to the Stutterheim CBD and upon arrival they saw the Nissan Tida.

"Thorough investigation revealed that the vehicle was hijacked at Cambridge in July 2018."

She said that the suspect was immediately arrested.

"He will appear at Stutterheim Magistrate's Court for possession of hijacked motor vehicle."