South Africa 3.1.2018 04:59 pm

Suspected stolen vehicle recovered at Hemmingways Mall, East London

Police members with the recovered motor vehicle allegedly stolen at Hemmingways Mall on Tuesday. PHOTO: Supplied by SAPS

Police members with the recovered motor vehicle allegedly stolen at Hemmingways Mall on Tuesday. PHOTO: Supplied by SAPS

The suspect is expected to appear in the East London Magistrate’s Court soon.

East London police arrested a 22-year old man and recovered a suspected stolen vehicle at Hemmingways Mall.

Police spokesperson, Captain Mluleki Mbi said that the complainant forgot his car keys inside the mall’s toilet on Tuesday, but when he went back to look for the keys they were missing, as well as his vehicle.

The matter was reported to the SAPS satelite station at the mall.

“A search was then launched and a suspect was cornered and caught on the roof parking as he was about to drive away,” said Mbi.

The suspect is expected to appear in the East London Magistrate’s Court on a charge of theft of motor vehicle.

-African News Agency (ANA)

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