Police arrest carjacker in Parow

Bellville polices Warrant Officer Johan Kotze was the investigating officer.

Parow police arrested a suspected carjacker after a man was robbed of his bakkie in the Pick * Pay parking lot on the corner of Jan Van Riebeeck Street and Voortrekker Road, Parow, on Wednesday August 9.

Parow police spokesman Captain Kevin Williams said the suspect was carrying a gun.

“The suspect drove off in the victim’s Isuzu bakkie. The victim flagged down another vehicle who helped him to follow the suspect,” he said.

Captain Williams said the chase ended in an accident and the suspect was arrested and the vehicle recovered.

Captain Williams urged motorists to be vigilant during peak times when in the vicinity of Avondale station due to an ongoing problem with carjackings.