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Off-duty cop arrests tyre thief |South African News


Johannesburg - A 20-year-old man was
arrested for allegedly stealing a car wheel
and tyre in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police
said on Friday.
The man was arrested on Thursday
morning along High Street by an off-duty
police constable, said police spokesperson
Jackson Manatha.
When questioned by the officer, the man
said he was going to patch the tyre.
"When the suspect realised that he was
caught out and was going to be arrested,
he started to run, but he could not outrun
the constable," Manatha said.
The officer caught and arrested the man.
He would appear in the Butterworth
Magistrate's Court on Friday.







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