Police have arrested a 29-year-old man who rammed a stolen car into an unmarked police vehicle in a bid to escape at Taman Selat Selatan, Pandamaran here.
South Klang OCPD Asst Comm Alzafny Ahmad said police were informed of the incident at about 12.05am on Sunday at Lorong Selat Selatan 7, Pandamaran. He said the incident occurred when police from the Klang and Pandamaran stations followed a luxury car from the Jalan Banting crossroads towards Pandamaran at about 9.50pm on Saturday.
“When they arrived at Lorong Selat Selatan, the suspect stopped his car and reversed. The police then exited their vehicle and identified themselves to the suspect,” he said when contacted on Sunday.
ACP Alzafny said however, the suspect suddenly rammed into the unmarked car, which caused the police to fire a single shot in self-defence.
He said police managed to apprehend the suspect who had also hit the gate of a house in his bid to escape.No one was injured in the incident.
Police revealed that the suspect had 12 previous records for various offences while the car he was driving was reported stolen in Klang. ACP Alzafny added that checks on the vehicle showed that there was a gunshot mark on the front left tyre. The case was being investigated under Section 307 for attempted murder.