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Western Cape | CAPE TOWN SAPS NEWS: 2 Suspects Arrested for the Possession of Stolen Property

Media Statement from Western Cape Media CentreCorporate Communication and Liaison


An intelligence driven operation conducted on Friday, 2018-12-07 in conjunction with members of Flying Squad  at a premises in Hutchinson Road, Chatsworth led to the arrest of two suspects for the possession of stolen property.


Crime Intelligence members received information that stolen and hijacked vehicles are being stored and chopped


at the premises and then sold as spare parts. Members reacted on the information and with the help of Flying Squad arrested two suspects age 21 and 41.


Later that evening (Friday, 2018-12-07) Crime Intelligence assisted by Flying Squad were chasing a vehicle with four occupants. The vehicle was pulled over in Chatsworth Road near Malmesbury. The vehicle registration number was checked and found to be stolen in Grassy Park earlier this month.


Four occupants aged 19, 25, 34, 42 respectively have been arrested on charges of possession of stolen property and are detained at Malmesbury SAPS.


All the suspects will appear in the Malmesbury Magistrate Court on Monday on the mentioned charges.


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