East London police swiftly arrest two after housebreaking in Berea

APRIL 7, 2016

Police swiftly arrested two suspects, aged 22 and 29 years old, after responding to a burglary in progress at Berea, East London on Thursday morning.

"They were arrested on the street not far from where they had broken into by members of SAPS Cambridge who are tasked to monitor a series of burglary cases in this area," said police spokesperson, Captain Mluleki Mbi.

"Suspects were found in possession of items like; DVD players; power tools; jewellery and clothing, they were also whilst still wearing the shoes of the complainant."

Cpt Mbi said that they will appear before the East London magistrate’s court on Monday.

The Cambridge station commander, Brigadier Nomso Siganga is happy about this achievement and has  praised her members. 

“Burglary cases are a priority in my area, any arrest is a huge achievement to me as this will instil confidence in our communities we serve,” said Siganga