Members of Mitchells Plain police followed up on information received about a suspected stolen vehicle in Vredenburg Street, Westridge. Upon arrival at the scene on Monday 4 February 2019, at approximately 15:20, they noticed a red Mazda with registration CA117-556, and after further investigation it was established that the vehicle was stolen in Philippi.
Three suspects aged 28, 35 and 50 were arrested on a charge of possession of presumed stolen property. The vehicle was seized and taken to Bellville South storage for safeguarding.
In a separate incident, information was followed up on Tuesday 5 February 2019, at about 07:15 by members of Mitchells Plain police about people stealing cables along the railway line. Three suspects aged 25, 46 and 51 were found in possession of cables and arrested on a charge of possession of presumed stolen property.
A total of 20 m copper cable and 15 m aluminium casing were seized in this incident.
All six suspects will appear in Mitchell Plain Magistrates’ Court once they have been charged.
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