Man arrested for car theft

2014-12-22 16:03

A man was arrested for alleged possession of a stolen car in Jabulani, Soweto.

Gauteng Police Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela today said police on a routine patrol picked up a tracker signal for a stolen car last night.

They spotted the car and when they tried to stop it the driver sped off.

A high-speed chase ensued as the driver lost control, and crashed into a school fence.

“The suspect (32) was trapped inside. He was arrested and he will appear soon at the Protea Magistrates’ Court.”

He said the car was reported stolen earlier this month at the Linden Police Station in Randburg.

The man was among 193 people arrested in Soweto during the weekend.

Other people were arrested for various crimes, including sexual offences, driving under the influence of alcohol and drug-related crimes.

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