The SAPS vehicle Crime Investigation Unit in Gqeberha is seeking the community’s assistance in tracing a boat and trailer that was allegedly stolen from a residence in Summerstrand earlier this week.
It is alleged that on Tuesday, September 29, at approximately 16:00, the complainant was at his home in 8th Avenue, Summerstrand and the boat was parked in the yard behind locked gates. The next day, he discovered that the boat and trailer were missing from his yard.
According to police spokesperson, Capt. Sandra Janse van Rensburg, the boat is blue and white in colour, 8.2m in length and the name OCEAN WAVE is written on it.
“The suspects gained entry to the premises by cutting the padlock on the gate. A case of theft of a motor vehicle (boat) is under investigation,” she said.
Anyone who can assist with information in the recovery of the boat or the whereabouts of the suspects is asked to contact D/WO Jaco Botes on 0716711243 or the Crime Stop number on 0860010111. They can also visit their nearest police station.