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Vehicle stolen in Pretoria seized in Peddie - suspect expected in court soon

MAY 12, 2017
Vehicle stolen in Pretoria seized in Peddie - suspect expected in court soon

A 29-year-old man is expected in the Peddie Magistrate's Court soon after he was busted by King Williams Town police on Wednesday afternoon just before Peddie while driving a vehicle reported stolen in Pretoria.

A police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender, officers intercepted the vehicle after receiving information the stolen VW Amarok.

“On Wednesday afternoon, members of the King Williams Town Vispol, with the assistance of King Williams Town K9 & Flying squad, followed up on information that was received from the radio control of a grey Amarok bakkie, which was reported stolen in Pretoria,” Captain Govender said.

The alleged vehicle was spotted driving towards the direction if Peddie.

“A chase ensued and the team managed to intercept it just before Peddie on the N2 Highway.

“One suspect aged 29 was arrested for possession of suspected motor vehicle and detained at Peddie.”

Captain Govender said that the suspect will appear in the Peddie Magistrates Court shortly.