Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre
South African Police Service
WELLS ESTATE: A hijacked truck was recovered in Wells Estate shortly after Aa hijacking incident in Deal Party.
At 11:00 this morning a delivery truck of RTT was busy turning around in Sturrock Street, Deal Party, when two armed males gun pointed the driver and passenger and hijacked the truck. The driver and passenger were dropped off by the hijacking suspects in Uitenhage Road, Ezinyoka.
At 13:45 the truck tracking device led SAPS K9 unit to its location where it was found abandoned in an open field at Wells Estate. The cargo, consisting of boxes of various items such as cigarettes and brand name clothing were missing from the truck.
The exact value of the goods will be determined by the courier after their own stock take estimations.
Any person that saw any suspicious behaviour or that could assist the police in locating the stolen items can contact their closest police station or dial Crime Stop at 08600 10111.
Captain Andre Beetge
Mobile: 082 302 5882
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