Teen arrested for home invasion: trenance park – KZN

South Africa: A 19 year old male was arrested and household items stolen during a home invasion on Oak Street in Trenance Park - KZN yesterday were recovered in Zwelisha - KZN this morning (Tuesday).

South Africa: A 19 year old male was arrested and household items stolen during a home invasion on Oak Street in Trenance Park – KZN yesterday were recovered in Zwelisha – KZN this morning (Tuesday).

Residents of Oak Street contacted Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) at approximately 08:37 requesting assistance. On arrival, Reaction Officers were met by a large group of angry residents. It was established that the suspect was tracked by the father of an 11 year old boy who was confronted and bound with a scarf by two robbers at their home yesterday afternoon.

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One of the perpetrators was armed with a cane knife. A TV, clothing and takkies that were stolen during the home invasion were recovered at the suspect’s residence this morning (pictures 3 & 5). The accused and the stolen goods were transported back to Oak Street by members of the public when they contacted RUSA for assistance.


 

 


During an interview with Reaction Officers, the teenager confirmed that he and his elder brother had committed several home invasions in Trenance Park – KZN. They sold the stolen goods to random individuals in Zwelisha – KZN. He further stated that his brother was the master mind behind the robberies.

The suspect was injured during the course of his arrest.

Residents of KZN seemed happy after the arrest, and they showed their happiness via comments. One of the Facebook users commented, “Well done to members of the community of Trenanace park and the residents of Oak street on catching this thief. Now teach them a lesson they won’t forget.”

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Image credit: RUSA Facebook Page

Another user said, “The main criminals are those that support this habit. Buying stolen items is a crime, and those people should be investigated. As usual, our police system failed us.”

One more user stated, “Go get them n give them a good shambok before handing them to SAPS. They will stop slowly n think twice of d shambok hiding dey got.”

Image credit: RUSA Facebook Page