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Port Elizabeth man arrested while stripping suspected stolen vehicle

Dec 12, 2016
Port Elizabeth man arrested while stripping suspected stolen vehicle

A Port Elizabeth man is expected in court on Monday after he was busted by the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad while stripping a stolen vehicle.

According to the police, the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad received information of possible stolen vehicle being stripped in Bethelsdorp and rushed to the scene.

"On arrival at the specific address, members arrested one suspect for possession of a stolen motor vehicle," police said.

"The car, which was fitted with false registration plates, was recovered.

"The suspect was detained at Bethelsdorp Police Station and will appear in court on Monday."