Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Surinamese police: 15-year-old arrested for bicycle theft

Surinamese police have arrested a 15-year-old boy for the theft of a children's bicycle.

Police report on Saturday a disabled man filed a declaration of theft of a children's bicycle and after checking camera footage recognised the 15-year-old suspect. The teenager was arrested by police from the Santodorp station the following day. 

Police said the suspect confessed to committing the offence and reported giving the bicycle to another person, and police are now seeking to arrest the second suspect in the case. 

The investigation has been handed over to the officers of the Youth Affairs Department.

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