Suspects arrested for theft and housebreaking
By Mandisi Tyulu
15 December 2008
Today during the early hours of the morning in Woodstock police arrested 3 males for Housebreaking and theft that occurred at a business premises situated in Baron street, Woodstock.
Members on patrol noticed a man carrying a large black bag in Baron Street, Woodstock.
Sergeant Hilton Malila says the police searched the bag and found 60 x fabric rolls material. While we were still searching the bag, we noticed another two males walking in the opposite direction also carrying big bags.
“The two men were also approached and the bags were searched during which we found toys and leather hand bags. The total value of the goods recovered is about R45 000 - 00.”
The investigation into the alleged stolen goods led to the businesses, where entry was gained by forcing the front locks open, says Malila.
“The three arrested suspects are age 21, 30 and 36 years. They will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's court on Wednesday.