Officers saw the suspicious-looking man drive into the area and when they tried to approach him, he sped off in his white VW Polo.
The team immediately called for back-up and the man was boxed in between Rylands Walk and Donegal Court.
Metro spokesperson Sergeant Ruth Solomons confirmed the incident.
“The officers spotted a white VW Polo circling in Hanover Park, but the driver sped off when he spotted them.
“The officers gave chase and called for back-up, and managed to box in the vehicle.
“During a search of the vehicle, officers found a sealed packet containing 50 grams and 200 ziplock packets of tik, with an estimated street value of R19 000.
“The suspect was detained at Philippi SAPS for further investigation.”