Suspected car thief held

A 23-year-old man was arrested after a high speed chase on the N2 highway between George and Knysna,Western Cape police said on Friday. 

Captain Bernadine Steyn said the man was arrested on Thursday, after he allegedly stole a white Ford Laser in Denneoord. 

“The suspect drove on the N2 highway direction Knysna followed by SAPS vehicles. Several roadblocks were set-up along the route in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but the suspect drove passed the roadblocks on the pathways and pavements.” 

He was expected to appear in the George Magistrates’ Court on Monday, on charges of theft of motor vehicle, reckless and negligent driving. – Sapa

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