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 out of motor vehicle

Culver Street - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A vehicle was broken into without the use of force. Five cases of fruit juice were taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Belmont Avenue - Wednesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A VW Polo was stolen from where it was parked on the street outside the house. CA 462 …
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Belmont Avenue - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A vehicle was broken into by smashing the window.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted house break-in

Bellevue Street - Tuesday, at 10:30
Someone broke into the porch at a house and possibly took something from the window that joins it. The suspect had been noticed by the owner before.
Not reported by SAPS.

Trespassing

Leeuwenhof Road - Tuesday, at 04:19
A person climbed over the wall onto the property and fled after setting off the outside alarm.
Not reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Prince Street - Monday, between 06:00 and 18:00
On return from work the front-door latch was not working. When walking around flat, we saw a window had been opened and burglar bars forced open. No sign of intruders. Stolen property included laptop, tablet, cellphone, 2 x watches, bright orange First Ascent backpack, powerbank, chargers and bluetooth speaker.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Buxton Avenue - Sunday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Boxes were taken from the property.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle - ARREST

Rustic Road - Saturday, between 18:00 and 00:00
A car breaker was caught after breaking into a vehicle. A tri-pod and clothing from the vehicle was found in her possession.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Buxton Avenue - Friday, between 06:00 and 18:00
A hosepipe was taken from a property, presumably during the day as the outside beams are on during the evening.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Union Street - Sunday, between 18:00 and 00:00
A resident left her home and on her return the following day found that a window on the side of her house had been forced open. A laptop, passport, trousers and sunglasses were taken.
Reported to SAPS.