Gauteng: Police arrest two suspects and recover a stolen truck after a high speed chase on the...

Gauteng: Police arrest two suspects and recover a stolen truck after a high speed chase on the highway Police arrested two suspects and recovered a truck that was stolen in Edenvale, Ekurhuleni, on Tuesday afternoon.

Police were on


routine patrol in Edenvale when they noticed a suspicious man driving a truck on Linksfield Road.

As the police were approaching, the suspect allegedly got out of the truck and jumped into a nearby Toyota Rush with two occupants.

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Police gave chase as the suspects were driving onto the N3 highway.

The suspects allegedly started shooting at the police who then returned fire forcing the suspect's vehicle to a sudden halt.

Two suspects jumped out and fled on foot.

One suspect


was cornered and arrested while the other suspect evaded arrest.

The third suspect that was found inside the car was taken to hospital under police guard as he sustained injuries during the shootout.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the truck that was spotted by Police had been stolen in Edenvale.

The getaway car, the Toyota Rush, was fitted with false registration number plates.

An investigation is underway to establish if the vehicle could have been stolen.

Car jammers and other car theft implements were found inside.

Police are searching for the suspect that is still at large.

The arrested suspects will appear at Edenvale magistrates court in due course, facing charges that include attempted murder, possession of suspected stolen vehicle, possession of car theft implements, reckless and negligent driving.

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