Mams man arrested ‘for possession of stolen car’

Man arrested in possession of a suspected stolen vehicle. Photo Supplied.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Mamelodi East on Tuesday for possession of a stolen car, local police have announced.

Police spokesperson, Captain Michael Mbewe said the police were tipped off and immediately launched an investigation.

He said the tip off was that a Datsun Laurel allegedly stolen in Limpopo earlier this month had been brought to Mamelodi.

He said the police arrested the man in Mamelodi East extension 11.

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Mamelodi East acting station commander, Colonel Charles Matji thanked the residents for being the eyes and ears of the police.

The man was detained at Mamelodi East station and would appear in the Mamelodi Magistrate’s Court on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle soon.

Mbewe pleaded with the public to report any suspicious person or crime to the police on 08600-10111.

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Stephen Selaluke
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