CNS Reporter
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8 Feb 2017
9:54 am

Cops find stash house in Ekurhuleni

CNS Reporter

Police had received a tip-off about a suspicious-looking house.

These are just some of the suspected stolen items found at a house in Ebbe Street,Birchleigh. Photograph: Norkem Park police.

Norkem Park police found several stolen items at a house in Birchleigh on Saturday, Kempton Express reports.

This ammunition was recovered in a house in Birchleigh. Photograph: Norkem Park police.

This ammunition was recovered in a house in Birchleigh. Photograph: Norkem Park police.

Norkem Park police spokesperson Captain Lesibana Molokomme said constables Setlhabi and Mokgwadi, from the crime-prevention unit, arrested a male suspect in possession of ammunition and some suspected stolen property on Ebbe Street around noon.

He said the police received a tip-off from a member of the community about a suspicious-looking house on Ebbe Street.

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Upon arrival at the house, they found a suspect with the following suspected stolen items: five laptops, five .38 special bullets, shotgun ammunition, five laptops, cellphones, video, cameras, wristwatches, handcuffs, a safe and laptop bags.

The suspect, 35, will face charges of possession of ammunition and suspected stolen property.

– Caxton News Service

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