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Teen found hiding in ceiling after breaking in at Dutywa high school

Jul 16, 2018
Teen found hiding in ceiling after breaking in at Dutywa high school

A teenager is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by eagle-eyed Dutywa police officers while hiding in the ceiling of local high school at Dutywa town.

"Police were alerted about burglary that took at the high school at Dutywa on Thursday, at about 22:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Police searched for the suspect and found him hiding in the ceiling with school property that is valued R3 500,00."

He said that the 19-year-old suspect was arrested and has been charged with burglary.

"He is due to appear before the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of burglary business."