Witness Reporter
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14 Jul 2022
11:25

WATCH | Criminals caught on camera stealing an air conditioner in Durban

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The stolen air conditioning unit is believed to have been sold at a local scrap yard.

Three criminals were caught on CCTV footage stealing an air conditioner in Durban.

Police are looking for three men who were caught on CCTV footage stealing an outdoor unit of an air conditioner in Phoenix, Durban.

Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) spokesperson Prem Balram said on Sunday the thieves entered a business premises in Phoenix and stole the air conditioning unit.

He said it is believed to have been sold at a local scrap yard.

In a video, shared on Rusa’s Facebook page, one man is seen climbing to stand on the shoulders of his accomplice, and then forcefully pulling the outdoor unit of an air conditioner off the wall. The three men are then seeing carrying the unit and leaving the premises.

Balram said a criminal case has been registered at the Phoenix SAPS and it is believed that the men could be linked to several other cases of theft.

He has asked the public to help them identify the three suspects in the video posted.

Balram urged anyone who has information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact Detective Seargent S. Ramsaroop from the Phoenix SAPS on 031 508 2300 or Rusa on 086 1234 333.