Arrest In Bathurst As Copper Theft Continues

Tip-off of information provided to Atlas Security Armed Response Officer, B208 at 4pm yesterday had stopped a male matching the description that was allegedly linked to two house break-ins that occurred on Saturday.

The SAPS were called to the scene to provide back-up, upon investigating the male, they had discovered two large bags of copper fittings. The suspect was arrested where he will undergo further investigation and profiling. Copper theft in Bathurst and Port Alfred continues to climb and these arrests will send a strong message that any theft will not be tolerated by our team.

Well done to the Atlas Security team in Bathurst!