Police search suspicious man, find shotgun

2015-10-06 06:00

During a crime prevention operation Steenberg Police arrested a man in possesion of a shotgun.

Officers were on patrol at about 20:05 on Monday 28 September when they noticed a man under suspicious circumstances in Lavender Hill.

Captain FC van Wyk, provincial police spokesperson says the suspect was approached and searched which led to the discovery of a shotgun, 12 rounds of ammunition and a packet containing tik in his possession.

“Investigation revealed that the firearm was reported stolen in Table View,” Van Wyk says.

The firearm and a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun were seized and the suspect arrested.

He appeared at the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court las week.

During a crime prevention operation, Steenberg police arrested a man in possession of a shotgun.

Officers were on patrol on Monday last week at about 20:05 when they noticed a man under behaving suspiciously in Lavender Hill.

Captain FC van Wyk, provincial police spokesperson, says the suspect was approached and searched, which led to the discovery of a shotgun, 12 rounds of ammunition and a packet containing tik in his possession.

“Investigation revealed that the firearm was reported stolen in Table View,” Van Wyk says.

The firearm, a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, was seized and the suspect arrested.

He appeared in the Wynberg Magistrates’ Court last week

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