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.

Street Robbery - without a weapon

Leeuwenhof Road - Thursday, at 08:40
A man attacked a domestic helper on her way to work and grabbed her handbag. Her loud screams were heard by residents on the street. A passerby jumped out of his car and chased the suspect who then dropped the handbag. The domestic helper was able to retrieve her belongings.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle

Gladstone Street - Wednesday. at 06:05
The right rear window of a vehicle was broken, but the suspect was interrupted and ran away.
Not reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle

Camp Street - Sunday, between 06:00 and 18:00
The window of a vehicle was broken but nothing was taken.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Buxton Avenue - Sunday, at 04:47
At 04:22 two men climbed over the gate and entered the premises where they manipulated the cameras on the front perimeter as well as the back entrance. They left and returned around 04:35 with another man in white Toyota. The two men entered the property again and stole a lawnmower, Karcher cleaning machine, Makita electrical saw and some other tools from the storage room and left.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Culver Street - Saturday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Three wheels were taken from a rental vehicle.
Not reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 2

St Quinton’s Road - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Access was gained to a vehicle. It is unknown what was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 1

Sophia Street - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The left side window of a vehicle was broken to gain access. It is unknown what was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Sir George Grey Street - On Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
Access was gained to a vehicle. It is unknown what was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Prince Street - Wednesday, at 05:45
Two wheels were stolen from a vehicle. CCTV footage available.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle 2

Belvedere Avenue - Tuesday, at 21:30
A window of a vehicle was broken and two sleeping bags and a pillow were taken.
Reported to SAPS.