This morning at approximately 02h02 the Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre received multiple alarm activations from an Umdloti Smart Village clients premises on Newsel Road in the Umdloti area.
Multiple Armed Response Officers and street patrol guards were immediately informed and dispatched to scene.
A short while later a suspect was then spotted fleeing from the property by our street patrol guard who immediately called for back up. Working seamlessly together the suspect was apprehended on Second Avenue with stolen items in his possession which included some electrical household items.
It was later established that the stolen items were stolen from a premises on Newsel Road where the suspect forced open a sliding door to gain access into the house.
The Durban North SAPS were contacted who arrived on scene a short while later.
The suspects was then transported to Durban North SAPS for further investigation and processing.
The suspect is believed to be involved in the most recent house breakings within the Umdloti area however this will be investigated further by the SAPS.