Two SAPS members and three civilians have been arrested for the theft of two police vehicles in Bellville.
The suspects were also found in possession of house breaking equipment .
Bellville police spotted two vehicles, a VW Caddy and a marked police Opel Corsa under suspicious circumstances in their area.
He says they followed both vehicles until they stopped at a residence in De Grendel Avenue in Parow North.
Traut says one vehicle was driven by a police constable with two civilian passengers, while the other was driven by a civilian and his passenger was a police constable. Traut says they fled when they noticed the police.