Copper cable stolen from Alleman train station, 2 arrested, Brandfort

South African Police Service

Copper cable stolen from Alleman train station, 2 arrested, Brandfort
Copper cable stolen from Alleman train station, 2 arrested, Brandfort. Photo: SAPS

On the 18 July 2021 at about 05:00, members of Brandfort Visible Policing were busy with their vehicle patrol when they noticed copper cable beside the road.

They came closer to investigate and an unknown suspect jumped out from the grass close by. He tried to flee but members managed to arrest him.

On further investigation, the second suspect was spotted at a hiking spot towards Vryheid. He was arrested and connected with the loot. The two suspects are aged 24 and 30 years old.

The copper cable to the estimated value of R150 000-00 was confiscated. They are facing a charge of possession of suspected stolen copper cables stolen at Alleman train station.

The Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Baile Motswenyane applauded these Brandfort SAPS members for their dedication.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service