WATCH: Durban thieves give up after relentless pursuit by security officers

Two suspected thieves were arrested by Marshall Security after they tried to steal a vehicle from Musgrave Road in Berea, Durban.

According to KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, the owner spotted the suspects attempting to steal his vehicle and screamed for help before calling for help via a community WhatsApp group last Friday.

A statement by the security company said the officers were alerted via a voice note and given details of the suspects as well a description of their vehicle.

The suspects were spotted in the Greyville area and a pursuit ensued before they attempted to abandon their vehicle near the Greyville Racecourse.

KwaZulu-Natal police have confirmed that two of the suspects were arrested by private security officers.

Charges of attempted theft of a motor vehicle are currently being investigated by Berea police.

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