A panic alarm was received from a client’s premises in Hendriksz Road in Somerset West today @ 13:29.
First responder was Response Officer Laslow who arrived at the premises @ 13:35.
The gardener reported witnessing an unknown individual jumping over the wall into the premises and stealing a bicycle, and attempting to abscond with the stolen property over the wall.
The gardener confronted him and he abandoned the bicycle and fled on foot.
Detailed descriptions were broadcast to our guys on the road and within minutes the culprit was apprehended by Shift Senior Agmat.
The culprit was positively identified by the gardener and then handed over to Sergeant Petersen from SAPS Somerset West.
Well Done Team VS & to the alert gardener.