On 01 March 2019 a resident at a complex in Gie Road, Table View reported to Table View Police that her home has been burgled.
The investigating officer started with preliminary investigation and visited the complainant. He advised her to speak to neighbours to see if any of them had seen someone suspicious on the premises. A few days later information was shared with the detective. The witness informed him that a resident at the same complex was responsible for the burglary and he witnessed the crime.
A 31-year-old man was arrested on 13 March 2019 and appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Thursday, 14 March 2019 on a charge of residential housebreaking.