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Three suspects arrested after Port Elizabeth business broken into

Jan 18, 2019
Three suspects arrested after Port Elizabeth business broken into

Police arrested three alleged housebreaking suspects minutes after a business premises in North End, Port Elizabeth, was broken into.

"It is alleged that at about 00:40 on Friday, members received information of two suspicious males pushing two trolleys in Robert Street in Central, Port Elizabeth," described police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"While driving, they were stopped by the complainant, who informed them that the business premises in Bressel Street was broken into.

"The complainant accompanied the police to look for the suspicious persons."

Suspects arrested for Port Elizabeth business break in

She said that two males were found pushing the trolleys.

"Fifteen vehicle batteries, various types of vehicle oils and other accessories were found in the trolleys," Col Naidu said.

"The complainant identified the items as those belonging to the business.

"While still busy with the alleged suspects, another male was seen walking towards them. He was also arrested."

She said that the three males, aged between 24 and 32 years, were detained for housebreaking and possession of suspected stolen property.

"They are expected to appear in court soon."

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