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.

Attempted theft of motor vehicle

Culver Street - Friday, between 11:45 and 12:45
A motorbike was parked on the pavement for an hour. On returning to his motorbike the victim noticed that the ignition was badly damaged, presumably with the use of a sharp metal object.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Culver Street - Wednesday, 02:00
A flat was broken into while the owner was away. No further details available.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Belmont Avenue - Wednesday, at 13:30
The window of a vehicle was left one third open and had a handbag on the back seat. The bag was stolen with a cell phone, purse and other valuable items.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Camp Street - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Suspects broke into a guest house and took a laptop and cash.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Hilton Road - Monday, between 06:00 and 18:00
The owner arrived home after work and found the gate and front door open. On further investigation it was established that someone had forced a sliding door open. The alarm wasn’t triggered.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Upper Orange Street - Sunday, at 12:00
A couple were confronted by man carrying a knife. He threatened them and handed they over their phone.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Cnr Gladstone & Sir George Grey Street - Sunday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A window of a vehicle was smashed. It is unknown if anything was taken from the vehicle.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Upper Orange Street - Saturday, at 08:45
A young woman was threatened by a man with a knife to hand over her phone. Her screams attracted the attention of others and the man ran off.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle

Belmont Avenue - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The side back window of a vehicle was smashed. Nothing was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Upper Kloof Street - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Ceramic glazes and tools were taken from a vehicle.
Not reported to SAPS.