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Toyota Fortuner car-jammers not forgotten by local authorities

The captured white Toyota Fortuner after it was abandoned by the car-jamming suspects after a high-speed chase in Florida Park. Photo: Supplied.

 

The search for the car jammers who have been terrorising the greater Roodepoort precinct still continues.

The suspects managed to dodge arrest after their now captured infamous white Toyota Fortuner was involved in a high-speed chase in the area resulting in a collision and abandonment of the vehicle in Florida Park on 23 November.

Read more here: Infamous Toyota Fortuner found abandoned

Bruce Webster from Apcan Security, who was in the forefront during the chase, told Northsider that the search still continues. “There’s been nothing as yet but we still searching for these guys,” he said.

A photo of one of the suspects has been making rounds on social media, with every crime awareness group on Facebook sharing the man’s photo.

Webster said the photo of the suspect was screen grabbed from a CCTV footage which was obtained from a garage.

The Fortuner suspect was caught on CCTV cameras stealing from a Mercedes Benz at a Sasol garage in Ruimsig recently. In addition, the same vehicle was spotted stealing from another vehicle at a crèche in Constantia Kloof.

Also Read: On the prowl, searching for car-jamming white Toyota Fortuner

Honeydew Police spokesperson Captain Balan Muthan said he was aware of the wanted car-jammers; however, disapproved the publication from publishing the photo of the given suspect since an order has not be granted by them.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at northsider@caxton.co.za  (remember to include your contact details) or phone us on 011 955 1130.

For free daily local news on the West Rand, also visit our sister newspaper websites 

Roodepoort Record

Randfontein Herald

Krugersdorp News 

Get It Joburg West Magazine

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