On 26 July 2022 at 20:00, Malvern police arrested a 30-year-old man for possession of stolen property and damage to infrastructure. The suspect was found in possession of a copper meter tap, copper fittings and copper pipes valued at R2000-00. He was caught on Morrison Road in Queensburgh.
On the following day, a police officer was with the suspect conducting further investigation when the suspect attacked him.
The suspect attempted to flee from the community service centre and he ran towards the street. He was swiftly apprehended and was also charged for escaping from lawful custody.
He will appear before the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court.