Two to appear in the Cape Town Magistrates court for theft
By Khanyisa Tabata
20 May 2010
Two people have been arrested for being in possession of a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in Albert Road, Woodstock.
Police spokesperson sergeant Hilton Malila says he arrest follows after police members on scheduled crime prevention patrols in the vicinity of Regent Street noticed two males carrying a big sports bag.
“When the two males noticed the police, they ran in opposite directions. During a pursuit they were apprehended.
“Two cordless drills, one cordless jigsaw, four drill batteries and a drill charger to the estimated value of R10 000 were found in their possession,” said Malila.
He adds that a preliminary investigation revealed that the two suspects broke into a parked vehicle in Albert Road, Woodstock minutes before their arrest.
The two suspects, currently in police custody, will appear in the Cape Town Magistrates’ today on a charge of Theft out of a motor vehicle.