BURGLAR ARRESTED AT COMPLEX IN TABLE VIEW
A 34-year-old man was arrested during the early hours of the morning on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 after security at a complex in Coral Road, Table View observed an unknown man forcing his way into a garage at the complex.
The security at the complex alerted Table View Police who arrived at the scene within a few minutes.
After viewing the footage, the officers were taken to the garage in which the suspect was. The door was slightly ajar and the officers called to the suspect to exit the garage, but he refused, keeping quiet. The officers told the suspect that they knew he was in there and would need to surrender, which he did.
The owner of the garage was contacted and a housebreaking case was opened.
The man was arrested and taken to Table View Police Station for further detention until his court appearance on Friday, 24 August 2018.
The security at the complex is applauded for their swift action in contacting the police, once they observed him entering the garage. Their assistance lead to the arrest of the burglar.
Captain Adriana Chandler
South African Police Service
Tel: 021 521 3308
Cell: 071 604 8334
Fax: 021 521 3335