One arrested in Glen Anil following high-speed chase

A SUSPECT has been arrested after a high-speed chase between members of the Durban North SAPS’ Crime Prevention Unit and three men which ended in Glen Anil just after 6pm on Thursday evening. According to Capt Raymond Deokaran, spokesman for the station, two suspects are still on the loose after police attempted to stop the vehicle by firing shots at the vehicle’s tyres.

One of the suspects on the run, was allegedly injured in the shootout, and is being tracked by the SAPS K9 unit.

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“Our officers were patrolling the area near Glen Anil Street when they spotted a VW Polo. They checked the registration which did not match the make of the vehicle. When our officers attempted to pull the car over, the suspects pulled out a weapon and fearing for their lives, the officers shot at the vehicle’s tyres attempting to stop it. After a high speed chase in the area the suspects abandoned the vehicle on the corner of Pigeonwood Close and Glen Anil Street.

“Police managed to arrest one of the suspects and after searching the vehicle found several car break-in implements. We are still searching for the remaining suspects who are still on the loose. We commend the members involved in the successful arrest and this sends out a stern message to any criminals operating within our precinct,” he said.

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Shiraz Habbib

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