Bethelsdorp Task Team confiscate firearm

Port Elizabeth: Today at about 11:00, Bethelsdorp Task Team members were patrolling one of the hotspot areas in Kleinskool in Bethelsdorp when they spotted a suspicious looking male sitting in Ceretonia Street. When he spotted the police vehicle, he got up and started running. As he ran he threw a firearm in the yard of one of the houses. A 9mm pistol was recovered. The firearm was reported stolen in the Swartskop area in October 2010. Suspect managed to evade arrest. An enquiry docket was opened.

Source: South African Police Service