58 suspects were arrested on various charges over the long weekend including
being in possession of drugs, drunken driving and violation of a protection
order amongst other charges.
suspect who was released on parole in January after serving 15-years in jail
for murder and attempted murder was arrested after he was caught trying to
steal a motorists cellphone while he was standing at a red traffic light, along
Prince George Drive.
of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith says
“one of our traffic officers was driving along Prince George Drive and spotted
two man involved in a struggle in a Toyota Corolla at the intersection of
Prince George military road.
said “the officer stopped and discovered that it was an attempted robbery. When
the suspects saw that they were going to be arrested, they ran. The officer
called for back-up and two other officers arrived and the men were then
arrested. We would like to commend all these person’s involved in apprehending
this smash and grab culprit”.
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