Re­sponse of­fi­cers ap­pre­hend bur­glars

The Rep - - NEWS -

Last Mon­day af­ter­noon a Red Guard re­sponse of­fi­cer on pa­trol ap­pre­hended two sus­pects who were break­ing into the for­mer po­lice of­fices in Eb­den Street, op­er­a­tions man­ager Wil­lie Rei­necke told The Rep.

They were handed over to the po­lice.

On Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon re­sponse of­fi­cers were dis­patched to a res­i­dence in Top Town where a woman work­ing in the house claimed money had been stolen from her purse.

With the re­sponse of­fi­cer’s as­sis­tance, the gar­dener ad­mit­ted that he had stolen the money and given it back. The vic­tim de­clined to open a crim­i­nal case.

On Thurs­day morn­ing a re­sponse of­fi­cer at­tended to a panic alarm at a busi­ness where he ap­pre­hended a sus­pect who had stolen sev­eral items of cloth­ing.

The sus­pect was handed over to the po­lice and the stolen items were re­turned to the store man­ager.At mid­day re­sponse of­fi­cers at­tended to a panic alarm at a whole­salers.

They ap­pre­hended a sus­pect, who was fight­ing on site and had bro­ken sev­eral items. The sus­pect was handed over to the po­lice.

On Sat­ur­day night re­sponse of­fi­cers on duty in Whit­tle­sea wit­nessed a pedes­trian be­ing run over by a ve­hi­cle and the driver driv­ing away.

They checked on the pedes­trian who was ly­ing in the street un­con­scious and asked the com­pany’s 24-hour con­trol room to con­tact an am­bu­lance.

They then pur­sued the ve­hi­cle that had driven away and man­aged to stop it. The driver at­tempted to es­cape but was ap­pre­hended. He and the pas­sen­gers were un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol. The driver was handed over to the po­lice

Late on Sun­day night a re­sponse of­fi­cer at­tended to a panic alarm at a fill­ing sta­tion where six sus­pects had se­ri­ously as­saulted the petrol at­ten­dant on duty.

The re­sponse of­fi­cer chased the flee­ing sus­pects and man­aged to ap­pre­hend one, who was handed over to the po­lice. – Rep re­porter

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