*OPERATIONAL* *SUCCESS* *:*
Leslie rd, Sandton
*MEMBERS* *INVOLVED* *:*
•HAWKS DPCI TOMS
•JHB NORTH TRIO TASK TEAM
•PTA DOG UNIT
•GAUTENG TRAFFIC SATURATION UNIT
•JHB SAPS AIRWING
•TRACKER CONNECT INVESTIGATION DEPT
On the 7/9/2018 team received information of a hijacked Kia Cerato as per Alexandra Cas : 1##/9/2019.
Information led the members to the position where the car was parked. The vehicle was spotted and observation set into place.
On the 11/9/2018 information was received that the suspects will travel with the above mentioned vehicle and commit house robberies or other crimes.
The vehicle moved and travelled from Alexandra to the Randburg area. Members were than informed that the vehicle committed a house robbery and theft in at two different locations in the Randburg Area.
The team was put into strategic positions on the lookout for the vehicle.The vehicle was spotted on the N1 driving direction north between Beyers Naude drive and William Nicol drive.
An operational plan was executed in an attempt to stop the vehicle and apprehend the suspects.The suspects vehicle began chasing away after a deliberate attempt to pull them over.
A shootout ensued on the corners of Leslie avenue and William Nicol drive.Saps Jhb chopper assisted in the operation.
The vehicle came to a standstill shortly afterwards. Suspects tried to flee but was apprehended shortly afterwards.
*ARREST* *&* *SEIZURE* *:*
• White Kia Cerato Sought as per Alexandra Cas : 1##/9/2018.
• 4 x suspects ( 2 wounded during the shootout)
• 1 x unlicensed 9mm firearm and ammunition.
•Hand gloves, balaclavas and house breaking equipment.
•Electronic items that were stolen from the crimes committed by the suspects.
Vehicle is positively linked to several crimes including house robberies and theft.
LCRC processed the scene for exhibits and evidence.
Duty officer on scene and other necessary role players.
Suspect linkages will be made during the investigation.
Thanks to all for the Outstanding JOB !!!!!