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Vehicle stolen 20 years ago recovered on N3 and suspect arrested
2022/04/21

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State

 

FREE STATE - The Rapid Rail Police Unit deployed at Harrismith, arrested a 31-year-old suspect for being in possession of suspected stolen vehicle which was reported stolen in Pinetown in 2002.

The police members were patrolling N3 near Balmoral, when they noticed a suspicious grey Mercedez Benz sedan and stopped it. They circulated the vehicle and found that it was reported stolen in Pinetown since 2002. The suspect was arrested and vehicle seized.

The suspect will be expected to appear before the Harrismith Magistrate court on Friday, 22 April 2022 for possession of suspected stolen property.
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Enquiries:
Warrant Officer Mmako Mophiring

079 528 4784

 

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