Break-In Suspect Targets Energy Drinks: Verulam – KZN
A 19 year old boy was apprehended by members of Reaction Unit South Africa after he broke into a warehouse on Court Lane in the Verulam CBD this morning.
At approximately 07:42 a RUSA Biker was on patrol in the area when he noticed the suspect gaining entry into the building. The Officer secured the point of entry trapping the suspect inside the building and called for additional backup.
RUSA Officers penetrated the warehouse and apprehended the suspect inside the building. The Cottonlands – KZN resident confirmed that he had on several occasions broke into the warehouse and stole Reboost energy drinks which he sold to vendors in the Verulam Taxi Rank. The suspect also informed Officers that it was the second time that he had entered the building today.
Earlier he had stolen a case of energy drinks and hidden it behind the premises. As he was entering the warehouse the second time he was spotted by the passing Reaction Officer. The stolen Reboost (picture 4) was recovered at the location pointed out by the suspect.
Management of the warehouse confirmed that they have been loosing stock vakued at several thousands of rands in recent break-ins.