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2015-03-09 04:47

ALL OVER BAR THE TRIAL: Three hijackers were arrested on March 6 by Johannesburg police after a suburban car chase. Image: Johannesburg Police

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Police arrested three hijackers after a car chase and shootout with police in Rosebank, Johannesburg on Friday March 6.

Now police have released a video of the high-speed, shots-fired, chase through traffic.

Watch the police video

At at 11:40am the Gauteng Flying Squad and Johannesburg SAPS chopper picked up the tracking signal of a hijacked VW Jetta with the assistance of Tracker.


The vehicle was spotted in Rosebank in Johannesburg's northern suburbs and a chase / shootout ensued.

The suspects collided with two other vehicles and then crashed into a tree in Rosebank as they took a right turn way too fast.

One of those arrested had a leg wound. Two illegal firearms were seized.

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