A 19 year old man arrested for Malicious Damage to an ATM
By Anele Siwa
22 November 2007
A 19-year-old suspect was arrested by Mfuleni Police on Thursday morning inconnection with malicious damage to a Standard Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM).
“The incident occured at a business in Main Road, Wesbank in Mfuleni,” says police spokesperson Siphokazi Mawisa.
It is alleged that the three men damaged the ATM by using explosive material to gain access.
“They were unable to proceed and fled when police arrived on the scene,” says Mawisa.
According to Mawisa the suspects ran away and police members gave chase to arrest the suspect.
The two other suspets are still at large. The suspect faces charges of malious damage to property and is due to appear in the Bluedowns Magistrate Court on Monday.
Attempts to get comment from the nearby Score Supermarket have failed.
Anyone with infomation can contact Crime Stop on 0800 10111.