The highway spikes gang is back in full force on Gauteng highways.
WARNING: AVOID THESE SPIKING HOTSPOTS IN GAUTENG
Numerous incidents have been reported of motorists complaining about spikes or other objects being placed on public roads by criminals to force motorists to stop to attend to their vehicles. The latest attack happened on Thursday evening on N12 between Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom.
WARNING SPIKES ARE STRATEGICALLY PLACE ON ROADWAYS
The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) would like to issue a warning to motorists and urge them to be extra vigilant on their commutes, as criminals are placing spikes or object on the public roads with the intention to rob them.
SPIKING INCIDENT PRONE TO TAKE PLACE ON WEEKENDS AND NIGHTS
“Together with other law enforcement agencies, the EMPD has received several complaints regarding spikes being strategically placed on the roadways in order to rob innocent motorists of their belongings.”