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Port Elizabeth police recover stolen vehicles, arrest wanted murder suspect

AUGUST 13, 2016
Port Elizabeth police recover stolen vehicles, arrest wanted murder suspect

Port Elizabeth police say on Friday alone they recovered several stolen vehicles in the city and brought a wanted murder suspect into custody. 

In one case, the PE K9 Unit recovered a stolen vehicle, an Opel Corsa bakkie, in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth.

The vehicle was found abandoned at a house in the township and no arrests were made.

In another case, a 29 year-old suspect, with a warrant out for an alleged murder, is expected in court soon after he was busted by the PEFlying Squad in KwaZakhele, PE.

He was driving a red VW Polo at the time of his arrest and the vehicle was also seized by police.

In yet another case, the PE FlyingSquad recovered two stolen vehicles  - one on the N2 Highway and the other in the city's Walmer Township.

Both vehicles had been abandoned and police are yet to make arrests.