PETALING JAYA: Police are looking for a man who goes by the name of Bob Mah Sing after he and an accomplice in a Proton Waja rammed into several vehicles to avoid being apprehended.
Videos of the incident, which saw police being forced to fire shots at the front tyres of the car in an attempt to disable the vehicle, went viral on social media.
the incident occurred at around 12.45pm yesterday.
“Patrol cars from Gombak began chasing the vehicle from Kampung Desa Aman to the traffic light at the Sierramas roundabout in Sungai Buloh, ” Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said.
“They instructed the two men in the car to exit but they refused and rammed into several vehicles in a bid to escape, ” he said.
In the video, the driver was seen reversing several times and lunging in between a lorry and a Perodua Myvi.
ACP Nik Ezanee said police fired shots at the tyres when the driver rammed one of the police cars.
He said they escaped and ditched the vehicle along Jalan Kuala Selangor-Sungai Buloh following a puncture.
“The K-9 and Forensic units found 1.7g of heroin in the vehicle. Following a tip-off, one of the men was arrested at Desa Aman about one kilometre from where the car was abandoned.
“He had eight prior cases. We are now looking for the other man, in his 40s, who goes by the name of Bob Mah Sing, ” he said, urging the public with information to contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999.