Alleged robber found hiding in school's ceiling in Eastern Cape

2018-07-14 16:37
PHOTO: Gallo images/Getty images

PHOTO: Gallo images/Getty images

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A 19-year-old man was arrested after he was found hiding in a local high school's ceiling following a robbery in Dutywa, Eastern Cape, police said on Saturday. 

Police spokesperson Jackson Manatha said police were alerted to a burglary at a high school in Dutywa on Thursday evening. 

Manatha said after searching the premises, they found the man hiding in the ceiling with school property with an estimated value of R3 500. 

He will appear in the Dutywa Magistrate Court on Monday. 

Read more on:    eastern cape  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
 

5 scientific benefits of owning a cat

According to science, just the act of watching cats itself can bring about positive emotions – so it comes as no surprise then, that owning a cat has a number of benefits.

 

Paws

Why we love cats
8 great natural remedies for your pet
How to clean your dog’s eyes
This special pooch inspired his brother to learn to stand again
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.