Gun, bullets recovered

2019-12-17 06:00

Mitchell’s Plain police officers were busy with crime prevention patrols in Klipspringer Street, Beacon Valley, on Sunday 15 December when, at 06:30, they spotted a suspicious man who started running when he saw the police.

Officers gave chase and saw the suspect hide an object in a tree.

On inspection, police found a firearm, without a serial number, wrapped in blue tape with a magazine and two 9mm live rounds.

Police arrested a 33-year-old man. The suspect faces charges of altering/tampering with the serial number of a firearm and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.


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