In a weird twist of fate, four thieves who stole a car this weekend, drove themselves straight to prison – unknowingly so.
Yes, you heard it right. On Sunday morning, four robbers stole a vehicle from the Hout Bay area, and their getaway route didn’t work out as well as they had planned.
City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson, Wayne Dyason, said the men were chased by police after stealing the vehicle and drove straight to the West Lake entrance of the Pollsmoor Prison. The entrance is used for visitors and prison wardens who live on the property.
The men exited the vehicle and made a run for it on the grounds, where they were swiftly arrested.
Dyason said the men had about 35 cases of murder, attempted murder, theft and possession of illegal firearms pending against them.