Bomb Squad office torched – PE South Africa

A PORT Elizabeth police Bomb Squad office in Shirley Street, Newton Park, was damaged by fire in a suspected early morning burglary yesterday.

Picture – HeraldLIVE

A computer and bulletproof vest were stolen and a suspect was arrested at 3pm yesterday. Police said no explosives were stolen.

While the motive was unknown, sources have revealed that a safe containing ammunition was stolen from the front office where the fire was started.

The specialised unit, also known as the Explosives Unit, is responsible for attending to all scenes relating to explosives which include bomb disposal, suspicious packages and ATM

– Gareth Wilson

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