One suspect apprehended in connection with opportunistic crime in the public space
On Friday evening, a victim had been walking in the public space on The Valley Road in Westcliff, when a suspect approached her, attempting to grab her handbag.
A Street Guard identified the incident in progress, interrupted the suspect and gave chase. Fortunately, a CAP Tactical Unit was proactively patrolling in the area and identified the chase in progress. CAP Tactical officers immediately sprung into action assisting in the pursuit. Tactical officers managed to quickly apprehend the suspect and handed him over to Parkview SAPS.
Well done to everyone involved!