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Two arrested after they are found in possession of metro police uniform

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Picture: Supplied

Published Jan 17, 2022

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Johannesburg - Edenvale police arrested two suspects after they were allegedly found in possession of a metro police uniform and house-breaking tools.

The arrest came after police were conducting a routine crime prevention patrol on Sunday afternoon.

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“SAPS members detected a suspicious-looking vehicle and conducted a search. The search led the police to recover metro police uniform pieces and house-breaking tools,” police said.

The duo are expected to appear in court soon.

In a separate incident in Alberton, police together with the Community Policing Forum (CPF) and local security companies arrested four suspects who attempted to rob cyclists of their bicycles in Raceview.

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Two suspects were arrested by security officers, while the other two fled the scene.

The two suspects who fled the scene were later apprehended in Brackenhurst.

A search at the house led police to recover drugs, suspected stolen property, ammunition and security equipment such as alarm beams and CCTV cameras.

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The four suspects are expected to appear in court soon.

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