This morning at approximately 03h43, the Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre received an alarm activation from a client’s premises on Lynford Place in the Athlone, Durban North area. The client reported that two suspects had broken into their home and that the homeowner was currently engaged in a physical confrontation with one of the suspects.
Multiple Armed Response Officers were immediately dispatched to the scene and arrived within minutes. On scene, our team members successfully assisted the homeowner in apprehending one of the house breaking suspect inside the property.
Upon searching the suspect a cellphone belonging to the homeowner was found in his possession. Unfortunately the second suspect managed to evade arrest.
Marshall Security Investigations were also present at the scene to assist the client
Greenwood Park SAPS were notified and arrived on scene a short while later and transported the suspect to Greenwood Park SAPS for further investigations and processing.
Well done to our team members for their rapid response and to the homeowner for their bravery, which led to the successful arrest.