A 30-year-old suspect was arrested while breaking into a Pretoria primary school.
In a video that circulated on social media, the suspect is seen climbing over a security gate to show police officers how he gained entry to the financial administrator’s office.
In a statement to News24, Hermanstad Primary School principal, Jimmy Robberts said the security company alerted him to a possible security breach around 03:30 on Wednesday.
After further investigation, the security company discovered that a door to the school’s administration offices had been unlocked by someone with a key.
I immediately dressed, and arrived at the school at about 04:15, to look at the video footage, to see if we could identify the person
The video footage revealed a person ripping out wires to the alarm and optical sensors before climbing over a gate into the financial administrator’s office.
Realising that the person was still on the premises, police and security personnel discovered the suspect hiding inside the office and was placed under arrest, reports News24