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 out of motor vehicle

Breda Street - Thursday, at 18:42
A man broke the window of a vehicle, but was interrupted before he could enter the vehicle.
Not reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Hilton Road - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A glass pane was removed from the kitchen window to gain access to the house.
Reported to SAPS.

Malicious damage to property

Upper Orange Street - Monday, at 08:30
A rather large stone was thrown through the front window a house.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Upper Orange Street - Saturday,between 00:00 and 06:00
A Black Motomia Motorcycle CA 464…. was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Flower Street - Friday, at 04:55
A KTM motorbike was lifted over a vehicle that was parked in the street and taken by one of two men who had arrive on a motorbike.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle

Cnr Prince Street & Jagersfontein - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Right rear window of car smashed in, the side closest to the wall so the thief felt sheltered/hidden. Nothing was in the car so nothing was taken. Person had rummaged around the car as seats were pulled forwards. A wooden fish and small wooden bird hut were lying on top of the broken glass on the pavement. Either thief had been spooked and dropped items in a rush, or they fell out of pockets.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 1

Sophia Street - Wednesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The back left window of a Honda Jazz was broken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Upper Buitenkant Street - Wednesday, at 15:30
The front left hand window of a vehicle was broken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Molteno Road - Thursday, at 11:29
Four men approached a woman who was on her way for a job interview at a house. The one carried a knife and demanded her cell phone. She gave a very good description of the suspects and a search was launched. One person was apprehended and taken to SAPS in connection with the incident.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Flower Street - Wednesday, at 09:40
A taxi went down the street, stopped at the vehicle, forced the door open and stole a tool box with tools and a drill.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.