Armed Response Officer Swartz was informed of an attempted theft from a store in Plattekloof. Upon his arrival at the premises at approximately 18h08, the security officer escorted him to the backroom where he had apprehended two female suspects. Shift Commander de Kock arrived at the premises shortly after to assist. It was reported that the females had attempted to steal food and other items to the value of R7 500.00. It was also reported that an older male was waiting in a vehicle but he had fled the scene. SAPS arrived at the scene at approximately 21h00 and the female suspects were taken away.