This morning a suspect that was spotted by vigilant homeowner and was arrested for being in possession of suspected stolen items and a dangerous weapon in the Durban North area.
At approximately 04h30 the Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre received reports via a WhatsApp crime alert group that a suspect had been spotted by a homeowner trespassing on Norrie Avenue in the Durban North area. Multiple Armed Response Officers were immediately dispatched and an accurate description of the wanted suspect was circulated to all our responding members.
Whilst our Armed Response Officers were responding, the suspect was spotted walking in Norrie Avenue where he was immediately apprehended and was found with stolen items in his possession, as well as a knife.
The Durban North SAPS were dispatched and arrived on scene a short while later. The suspect was then transported to Durban North SAPS where he will be charged with being in possession of suspected stolen items and for being in possession of a dangerous weapon.
If you stay in the Durban North area and you notice anything stolen or missing from your property please report it to The Durban North SAPS.