Vehicle-theft suspect arrested

2015-08-12 06:00

AMANZIMTOTI SAPS arrested a suspect for theft of motor vehicle and attempted murder on Friday.

Police were patrolling on the KwaMakhuta Road at 9pm when they spotted a stolen vehicle.

Police instructed the driver to stop however, he attempted to outrun authorities and force the police vehicle off the road.

Police fired the vehicle’s tyres and forced the suspect to stop and the vehicle was seized by police­.

The suspect was arrested and detained at the Amanzimtoti police station.

The suspect will be charged for attempted murder, theft of motor vehicle and possession of suspected stolen property. He will appear in Durban Magistrate’s Court. Further investigation will be conducted to determine whether the suspect is involved in other cases.

- Supplied.

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