Six arrested for car theft

2012-11-07 22:10

Johannesburg - Six people were arrested for possession of stolen cars in Midrand on Wednesday, said Gauteng police spokesperson Katlego Mogale.

Mogale said: "The vehicle was traced with the chopper and tactical response team in Midrand."

She said when the group saw the circling helicopter, they fled into a house where five were arrested.

"The police found the sixth suspect hiding under one of the vehicles."

"Several other vehicles were found on the scene and are being tested to ascertain their origins."

She said the police also found several number plates, licence documents, keys belonging to a Mercedes-Benz, vehicle documents and vehicle tags.