Area Manager Marais received information regarding a suspicious male looking through peoples’ windows in Namaqua Road, Monte Vista. When he arrived at the premises that the call was made from, he received the description of the male and the direction he went in. He searched the area and found the male in Minerva Crescent. The male was asked to sit on the sidewalk when Area Manager Marais noticed something solid under his clothing. It was a laptop. The male then fled on foot. Area Manager Marais request assistance from Armed Response Officer Swartz. They apprehended the male and detained him until SAPS arrived. Warrant Officers Smit and Smal arrived, took the necessary statements, arrested the male and took him to Goodwood Police Station for further investigation.