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Jansenville police need help tracing suspect on the run since 2015

Oct 12, 2018
Jansenville police need help tracing suspect on the run since 2015

The South African Police Service in Jansenville has appealed to the public to assist them in tracing a suspect, who has been linked to a theft of motor vehicle case that had been committed in the Jansenville area in 2013.   
 
According to police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart, Captain Gerda Swart, the suspect allegedly stole a white Isuzu bakkie between the evening of 23 and 24 November 2013 in the Brickfield area, Jansenville. 

"He was arrested for the theft of the motor vehicle in Kirkwood on the 24 November 2013," she added. 

Appeared in court and went on the run

Capt Swart said that the suspect, Mzwandile Speelman (46-years-old) appeared in the Jansenville Magistrate’s Court on 18 February 2015, and was released on bail and warned to appear on the 16 March 2015 for the next appearance.

"He failed to appear in court and a warrant for his arrest was issued," she said. 
 
"Police are appealing to the community to assist them in tracing this suspect as per attached drawing."  

Detective Sergeant André Brophy may be contacted on 049 826 4418 /049 826 4403 or 082 441 7920.

"Information may be provided voluntarily or anonymously. Crime Stop 08600 10111 or Crime Line SMS 32211."

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