Police arrest house robber

A house robbery was thwarted yesterday morning in Port Elizabeth when the home owner overpowered an intruder and then called the Police.

At about 09:30 yesterday morning, the owner of a house in Gomery Place Summerstrand in Port Elizabeth surprised an intruder who was busy packing household items into a bag.

The woman screamed and the suspect grabbed her by her arm. The 57 year old woman’s husband who was outside, rushed in and confronted the suspect who was making a hasty exit.

A scuffle ensued between the two men and the complainant succeeded in overpowering the man.

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The Police were called and the 38 year old suspect from New Brighton was arrested and detained on a charge of house robbery.

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