Theft Suspect Arrested: Verulam – KwaZulu Natal
A 19 year old theft suspect was arrested by members of Reaction Unit South Africa after he and an accomplice had stolen scaffolding from their place of employment yesterday morning.
While on patrol on Todd Street near the Verulam Day Care Centre, Reaction Officers noticed the two men pushing a trolley with the scaffolding. When they noticed the Officers approaching one of the men fled. RUSA Members apprehended his accomplice who provided different versions of how he had obtained the metal objects.
Upon investigation it was establised that the suspect was employed at a construction site in the Verulam CBD. They had stolen the scaffolding and was on their way to the scrap yard to sell the stolen goods when they were intercepted.
The suspect was placed under arrest and handed over to Police for further investigation.