Rockthrowing man arrested in Poort Road

first_imgPolice have arrested a  deranged man  at the corner of Poort Road and Keate Street. The man, dressed in ragged clothes, was throwing rocks and branches into the road and at passing vehicles.Fast-acting police arrived at the scene and took the man into custody. The man did not resist arrest.Police spokesperson Captain Charmaine Struwig, who was at the scene, stressed that the man was not under arrest but taken into protective custody.“He will be transported to the nearest hospital for evaluation,” said Capt Struwig.Police do not arrest people with social or mental disorders; they are instead transported to hospital where they are evaluated and either kept for observation or released. WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsitelast_img read more