Gang suspected to be involved in series of house robberies, housebreaking and theft arrested in Pretoria

PARKTOWN - A team comprising of South African Police Service Gauteng Highway Patrol Unit, Gauteng Traffic Police Saturation Unit, BadBoyz Security, Tracker Connect and FRS-Falcon Risk Solutions brought a halt to a gang suspected to be responsible for house robberies, housebreakings and theft in Gauteng and the nearby provinces. Three members of the gang, who were found in possession of various house-breaking implements, were arrested in Pretoria on Tuesday, 13 September 2022, after the team has been monitoring their movement.

The team received information about the gang and kept close surveillance. Three suspects were spotted in Pretoria North driving in a Haval and the team pounced on them. As their car was searched, exhibits and various house-breaking implements were recovered. All three suspects were arrested.

The vehicle driven by the suspects was taken to SAPS pound as the investigation is continuing.

The suspects are linked to various cases including housebreaking that was committed in Benoni this month, where suspects took multiple electronic devices and appliances. It was also established that they were previously arrested for committing similar offences.

Source: South African Police Service