Three suspects aged 17, 36.and 37 were arrested in Ottery earlier today, following a high speed chase after a vehicle was hijacked in Zeekoe Road in Grassy Park.
At about 09:20, a female was robbed at gunpoint by three unknown males, forcing her out her vehicle. The suspects jumped into the complainants vehicle and fled the scene in her Toyota Fortuner. The vehicles tracker was activated and a high speed chase followed when members of the Flying Squad spotted the vehicle. The driver ignored calls to stop and bumped into vehicles on the way as a result of the high speed chase. The police members fired numerous gunshots at the hijacked vehicle. The vehicle was brought to a halt in Ottery. The suspects was found in possession of an imitation firearm.
Once charged they are expected to make a court appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate court on a charge of hijacking.