If you’re looking for 55 seconds of chaos, we’ve got some great news for you: Video footage of a dramatic high-speed chase has been shared online – and it comes with an absolutely brilliant ending, as the hijackers are brought to justice. Police officers in Fish Hoek managed to take down two suspects on Monday.
Fish Hoek hijackers stopped by top cops
We’ll level with you straight off the bat: The camerawork here is a little shaky, and makes the video difficult to view in parts – but we promise you, the footage is well worth a watch. A lot can happen in less than a minute.
- – The video starts with three police cars coming into view, as they attempt to chase a speeding bakkie.
- – The hijackers out in front eventually lose control of their vehicle, and part of the canopy gets ripped off during the chase.
- – Eventually, the stolen car comes to a halt – on the wrong side of the road.
- – Police then make their dramatic move, surrounding the suspects before dragging one from the driver’s seat.
- – Amongst all the excitement, a police dog can be seen attacking one of the hijackers.
- – The video concludes with cops arresting a second suspect at gunpoint.
Watch: Hijackers arrested after high-speed chase
Hijackers arrested: Near Fish Hoek Cape Town. pic.twitter.com/YH9bZYDx1L
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) February 23, 2021
- There’s also a second, slightly clearer angle… with some profane commentary:
Hijacking on boyes drive – video source unknown pic.twitter.com/vapGjJ1lD2
— custodian (@custardxcpt) February 23, 2021
Fish Hoek drama ‘worthy of TV royalty’
See? We told you it was good. Even if the footage was seemingly ripped straight out of a scene from Rescue 911. Although, with the sheer amount of insanity taking place here, we reckon this is actually a modern contender for World’s Wildest Police Videos – and totally worthy of an epilogue from Sheriff John Bunnell himself…
The incident took place on Boyes Drive, between Fish Hoek and Muizenberg. We’ve had confirmation that the two men who nicked the bakkie remain in police custody, and will soon be processed by the courts. All’s well that ends well, eh?