Hitchhikers hijack car

A man with a Norinco pistol was arrested after a Knysna couple travelling to Port Elizabeth were hijacked by three hitchhikers they had picked up, police said.

A man with a Norinco pistol was arrested after a Knysna couple travelling to Port Elizabeth were hijacked by three hitchhikers they had picked up, police said.

Superintendent Priscilla Naidu said yesterday the couple picked up the three men on the N2 at about 8pm on Wednesday.

"Near Kareedouw one of the men pointed a firearm at the driver and ordered the couple out of their Toyota Tazz. Police are looking for the other two," she said. - Sapa

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