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Western Cape | SAPS NEWS: Abalone worth R370 000 Seized and a Man Arrested in Athlone

Media Statement from Western Cape Media Centre Corporate Communication and Liaison


Western Cape: Police members from Athlone SAPS acted on information they received about a white Ford Ranger LDV that was busy offloading abalone in Pooke se Bos, Pooke Road Hatton Estate Athlone yesterday. The members approached the vehicle that was at the time, being washed by the


suspects, and when the suspects saw the police they started to run. One suspect aged 24 was apprehended. Abalone worth an estimated street value of R370.000 was confiscated. Once charged, the suspect will appear in the Athlone Magistrates’ Court.


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