MercedeS Benz hijacked on January recovered in Katlehong

The recovered Merc found parked in a yard of a house in Katlehong

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On Monday, 12 February, the EMPD Public Order Policing Unit members recovered a Mercedes Benz hijacked in mid-January in Vosloorus. The vehicle tracking company supplied information to the metro police who were able to trace the vehicle to Katlehong.

Utilizing the GPS coordinates, the metro police were able to locate the hijacked a white Mercedes Benz ML Blue Tech parked in a yard at Credi Section in Katlehong. The vehicle was found in a yard of a house fitted with false registration plates. No arrests were made as the vehicle was found locked and empty and no occupants in the house.

The recovered vehicle was towed to SAPS Van Ryn pound in Benoni for safe-keeping and further investigations. In-depth investigations are underway to apprehend the persons responsible for the hijacking.