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Team work lead to stolen Free State vehicle recovered in Palmietfontein

Media Statement
South African Police Service

Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Eastern Cape

SAPS members good team work and swift response across provincial borders lead to the recovery of a vehicle stolen in the Free State at Palmietfontein policing precinct.

On 3 April 2023 at about 19:00 members of Palmietfontein received information from Bloemfontein SAPS about a stolen motor vehicle from Park Road.

 The vehicle was chased by Zastron SAPS members and assisted by SAPS Palmietfontein and was stopped at eHlatini locality, Macacuma admin area.

A 40-year-old suspect was arrested for the possession of a suspected stolen vehicle and a silver grey Honda vehicle was recovered.

The District Commissioner Maj Genl Lindelwa Vellem welcomed the arrests and recovery and commended the members on the good co-operation across provincial borders as criminals must not think that they can come and hide our policing area.


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Capt Ursula Roelofse
082 779 7109