Four arrests made in CCTV hijacking

Four men have been arrested in connection with a hijacking of a family car in central Johannesburg that was caught unfolding on CCTV cameras.

The brazen attack happened in full daylight on Saturday, 16 November at the intersection of Commissioner and Crown. The footage of the incident has since gone viral.

In the footage one car pulls in front of the victims’ car, while another boxes it in from behind. The family is then forced out of the vehicle at gunpoint.

The perpetrators then make a clean getaway

According to an Eyewitness News report, the men arrested are linked with three hijackings in the city centre. Police said they have recovered all three vehicles.