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By: Angie Nkuna

Limpopo Traffic Police vehicle belonging to Mopani District was hijacked in Maake township outside Tzaneen on Wednesday, 05 October.

The Golf 7 GTi with registration GZC 117 L, white in colour was hijacked on gun point.

Provincial police spokesperson, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said: ” the traffic officer stopped the vehicle at the gate of her residence in order to open the gate. She was blocked from behind by a silver grey Ford Focus with unknown registration numbers with three occupants inside, wearing balaclavas.

Two suspects alighted from the car and  approached her, whereby she ran away leaving the car behind. They entered inside the car and drove away. The suspects are unknown and there is no arrest”.

Ngoepe added that a massive manhunt for the suspects had been launched.

“Anyone with information which will lead to the arrest of these suspects and the recovery of the vehicle, may contact LT. Colonel Cecil Machimana at 0824517181 or the crime stop number 086 0010111”, Ngoepe concluded.