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SAPS NEWS: 6 Suspects Arrested for Possession of Stolen Property in Mitchells Plain

SAPS | Western Cape | NARI
6 Feb 2019, Mitchells Plain, Cape Town:

Media Statement from Western Cape Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison

South African Police Service

Members of Mitchells Plain police followed up on information received about a suspected stolen vehicle in Vredenburg Street, Westridge. Upon arrival at the scene on Monday, 4 February 2019 at approximately 15:20, they noticed a red Mazda with registration CA117-556, and after further investigation it was established that the vehicle was stolen in Philippi. Three suspects aged 28, 35 and 50 were arrested

on a charge of possession of presumed stolen property. The vehicle was seized and taken to Bellville South storage for safe guarding.

In a separate incident, information was followed up on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at about 07:15 by members of Mitchells Plain police about people stealing cables along the railway line. Three suspects aged 25, 46 and 51 were found in possession of cables and arrested on a charge of possession of presumed stolen property. A total of 20 m copper cable and 15 m aluminium casing were seized in this incident.

All six suspects will appear in Mitchell Plain Magistrates’ Court once they have been charged.


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