A case has been opened by the police after 5 males tried hijacking a automobile.
On Monday morning, the 5 males tried to hijack an undercover flying squad automobile however the operation was unsuccessful.
Police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu stated the incident occurred at Industrial Highway in Sidwell, near the N2 on-ramp in Port Elizabeth.
“It’s alleged that at about 1:30am Port Elizabeth flying squad members have been performing duties in an unmarked police automobile after they observed a gaggle of 5 males working in the direction of them,” she stated.
“They have been stationary on the robots … One suspect pointed a firearm at them. The members swiftly reacted and fired pictures at them.”
She stated the suspects scattered in several instructions after the shoot-out and the police was unable to find them.
“A radical search of the world was performed, however they may not be discovered. A cellphone belonging to one of many suspect’s was dropped as he was working,” stated Naidu.
The police nevertheless urge drivers to train warning always when stationary or approaching site visitors lights.