Members of Gelvandale Detectives are investigating a case of escape out of lawful custody which happened around 14:20 today. Two members of the court was transporting sentenced prisoners to St Albans Correctional Services after court proceedings. They were travelling in Gail Road between Ext 5 and 6 Malabar when the driver heard noises at the back of the truck. He noticed prisoners jumping from the top of the truck. Escapees fled into the nearby bushes. They were sentenced for robbery which occurred in the Mount Road and Bethelsdorp areas.
An immediate search operation was conducted by members and the assistance of the Airwing was brought in. Escapees are still at large. They are known and will be arrested soon. Anyone with information on the four escapees William Kleinbooi @ Austin, Marco Tiervlei @ Traantjies, Ettiene Andrews @ Mara and Justin Bramwill @ Luke to call the investigating officer Capt Booysens on 083 320 7185 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.