Man arrested over 97 trolleys

2011-08-03 14:35

A 47-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing close to 100 grocery trolleys and copper cable in Welkom.

Captain Stephen Thakeng said the man was arrested yesterday.

“When we conducted a search at his house, we found copper cable that weighed 17.5kg and 97 grocery trolleys from Shoprite Checkers,” he said.

The cable had an estimated street value of R1 000, Thakeng said.

The man was charged with possession of stolen property.

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