Please report every incident to OH WATCH. Even if a crime was not committed, and you have information about suspicious persons or activity, please let us know. This will allow us to create a comprehensive database of crime in Oranjezicht / Higgovale which is paramount to deploying resources effectively.

Theft from motor vehicle

Higgo Road - Monday, between 00:00 and 06:00
One front windscreen wiper stolen from Nissan Xtrail some time during the night.
Not reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Breda Street - Thursday, between 07:00 and 10:00
Unknown how access was gained to property and what was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted House Break-in 1

Belmont Street - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Suspects attempted to gain access to the property by breaking into the garage. They didn’t succeed.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted House Break-in

Alexandra Street - Tuesday, 10 October 2017, between 00:00 and 00:60
A garage door was badly damaged when suspects tried to break it open to gain access to a property. They failed.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Faure Street - Saturday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A window of a vehicle was broken and a laptop, jeans and jacket were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Kotze Street - Friday, at 18:00
Suspects climbed over a wall and entered a house via an open door while the owner was in the house. They took a briefcase with laptop and a bag of clothing.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted street robbery - with a weapon

Myrtle Street - Friday, at 00:00
A couple were attacked outside the Gardens Centre by two unknown males with a knife. They tried to grab the woman’s handbag, but her partner managed to keep a grip on it. The couple had injuries from being forced to the ground.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted street robbery - with a weapon - ARREST

Molteno Road - Thursday, at 14:30
Suspect attempted to rob a person at knife point. SAPS managed to arrest the suspect.
Reported to SAPS. Arrest made.

Other theft (Property)

Upper Orange Street - Thursday, between 06:00 and 18:00
A rose bush was stolen from a property.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 2

Bellevue Street - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A window of a vehicle was broken and a back pack with clothes was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.