Theft in Newton Park from ex-employee leads to arrest!
A member of the Newton Park Sector Crime Watch contacted our control room shortly before 10:00 this morning. The gentleman advised that we need to meet him at a residence in Hurd Street as he had spotted a suspect between 3rd and 4th Avenue.
As Armed Response Officer arrived on site, B101 gave chase and apprehended the suspect who was an ex-employee of the gentleman. When the Armed Response Officer caught the suspect he found a 5 pound hammer and a cellphone of the owners’ in his possession. SAPS arrived on site and took the suspect in.