Police looking for hitch-hiking hijacker

The suspect is approximately 1,75 metre tall, slender and has black dreadlocks. Image: Submitted.

The West Rand Cluster Trio Task team is looking for a suspect whom they believe took part in a carjacking in Tarlton in June.

The police are now requesting the assistance of the community to identify the suspect.

The victim was able to assist in the compilation of an identity kit.

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The suspect is described as a male with a coffee-coloured complexion, of about 32 years of age. He is approximately 1,75 metres tall, slender, and wore his hair in black dreadlocks. He was in possession of a firearm. He was clothed in blue overalls with reflector bands. He spoke Zulu. He was hitch-hiking and then stole the vehicle at gunpoint from the victim.

The investigating officer, Warrant Officer Scheepers would appreciate any information regarding this suspect.

He can be contacted on 079 496 6288 or the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Alternatively, you can SMS Crime Line on 32211 to report crime anonymously.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at  [email protected] (remember to include your contact details) or phone us on 011 955 1130.

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Bianca Pindral
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