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Cambridge police nab three suspects and stolen electronics

Cambridge police nab three suspects and stolen electronics

Cambridge police have the confirmed the arrest of four suspects and recovery of electronic equipment worth R120 000 following a house break-in in Beacon Bay on May 13th.

Speaking in a statement, police spokesperson Lieutenant Nkosikho Mzuku said that the men, aged 29 and 35, are believed to be part of a syndicate targeting houses around the Cambridge, Beacon Bay and King Williams Town areas.

Mzuku stated that police traced the men to various houses in Mdantsane following a tip-off and found, amongst others, six flat screen televisions, two Play Stations, two laptops and a further three television, the latter on sale in shops owned by foreign nationals in the East London CBD.

“House break-ins and theft, is a type of crime that affects our communities and businesses in a major way,” Cambridge Station Commander, Brigadier Nomso Siganga, said.

“We have put a plan in place to tackle the problem, while there is still a lot to be done. We believe that this arrest is going to make a big difference in reducing crime in our area”.

The men are expected to appear in the East London Magistrate’s Court on May 18th.