26/11/2012. Police look on at the nearly two tons of stolen aluminium cables recovered yesterday at a Hermanus scrapyard west of Pretoria. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi

Hebron, North West -

Two men were arrested after being found in possession of suspected stolen cable worth R500 000 in Hebron, North West police said on Tuesday.

The men, aged 29 and 37, were arrested during an operation at Phiring section in Kgabalatsane on Sunday, said Sergeant Philani Nkwalase.

Police could not immediately provide a court update after the men appeared in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. - Sapa