Hijacker arrested in Rivonia
Metro police on Friday arrested a hijacker who was driving recklessly in Rivonia.
JOHANNESBURG - An alleged hijacker has been arrested in Rivonia, north of Johannesburg on Friday morning.
Metro police's Wayne Minaar said officers responded to reports of a man who was driving recklessly on the N1 highway.
Minaar said officers gave chase to the vehicle.
The hijacker knocked down a female cyclist and crashed into three other cars before coming to a stop.
Minaar said it emerged upon arrest that the vehicle was hijacked a short while ago.
"It was discovered that the suspect had just hijacked the car about three blocks away."
The 30-year-old man has been taken to the Sandton police station where he will be charged with hijacking and reckless driving.