Suspected burglars caught after house-breaking

The two suspects who were arrested for alleged house-breaking. Photo submitted.

Two suspected burglars were arrested yesterday (Tuesday, 13 June) by EPR while breaking into a house in Greenhills.

According to information received, EPR Security received an alarm signal from a client situated in Nerine Crescent and decided to take action.

Reaction Officer Bothma was dispatched to the premises and saw two suspects running away as he arrived.

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He also saw that a window had been broken. He then gave chase, called for backup and gave a detailed description of the two suspects over the two-way radio.

A colleague, Reaction Officer van Niekerk, spotted the suspects in a nearby field and managed to arrest both of them.

The team then handed the suspects over to the police for further investigation. They also managed to recover several stolen items.

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