Cops get bathroom loot

2015-08-18 06:00

A 25-year-old man was arrested after he was found on Friday last week with two black bags with various bathroom items, allegedly stolen.

The man was spotted by Carl Jonas of railway security illegally getting on the platform at Ysterplaat train station. The suspect told Jonas that he did not have money to buy a train ticket.

Jonas then asked if he could have a look inside the two black bags the suspect was carrying. He found bathroom items in the bags and the suspect could not explain where he got them.

The suspect was brought to Maitland police station.

It was discovered later that day that the items had been stolen during a break-in at a bathroom business in Paarden Eiland.

The suspect has already appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates’ Court

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