Security officers arrest alleged car thief

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SECURITY officers helped in the arrest of a 26-year-old unemployed man who allegedly stole the car from an elderly businessman in Suva yesterday.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the 69-year old man was loading the vehicle outside a hotel in Suva when the suspect allegedly stole the vehicle.

She said the victim gave chase in a taxi and managed to cut off the suspect near Knolly Street where he was apprehended by City Security officers.

The suspect is in custody as investigations continue.

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