A 31 year old man has been arrested in Laezonia outside Erasmia after being found in possession of three rolls of copper cables as well as implements used to cut copper cables.
According to police spokesperson, Constable Tumisang Moloto, Erasmia police detectives were on routine patrol in Koedoe street, Laezonia when they noticed a suspicious male carrying a white bag. Upon further investigation, the suspect was arrested after being unable to provide a satisfactory explanation regarding his possession of the suspected stolen property.
The suspect was detained at Erasmia police station and is due to appear in the Atteridgeville magistrates court on Friday.
Meanwhile, Erasmia police station commander, Lt. Col. Thandi Mokgoetsi has praised the officers for the excellent work and has urged members of the public to report any suspicious activity to the SAPS via the 10111 emergency number or by calling the police crime stop number 08600 10111.
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