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.

House Break-in

Higgo Road - Wednesday, between 06:00 and 18:00
Burglars gained access to property via the table-mountain reserve at the back of the property at around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon by breaking through the back fence and cutting through wire fencing and bending barbed wire. The alarm was triggered and CBAR arrived but could not gain access to the property from the road side. They gained access to a portion of the house where they stole some jewelry, wines and spirits. They also smashed 4 windows.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

St Quintons Road - Sunday, at 12:00
A ground floor flat was broken into. Unknown what was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Forest Road - Thursday, at 14:00
The wheel caps were stolen off a bakkie. No further information available.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Berkeley Street - Tuesday, at 18:37
CBAR received a call reporting a premises had been burgled. Access had been gained via a window. Suspects had removed the glass pane and had managed to climb through the openings in the burglar bars. Various jewellery items were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Flower Street - Tuesday, at 15:26
CBAR received a call from a client reporting that when returning home and unloading the groceries, one of the bags was stolen.
Not reported to SAPS.

Attempted House Break-in

Corner of Orange and Rheede Street - Sunday, at 11:10
CBAR received a call reporting a premises had been burgled. A window frame had been removed and the window had been cracked, but no access was gained.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Breda Street - Friday, 06:00 and 18:00
A white Daewoo Matiz (CA 310365) was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Belmont Avenue - Wednesday, at 16:11
CBAR received a call that two luminous green Silverback bicycles had been taken from a garage. SAPS were dispatched.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Corner Schoonder Street and Vredehoek Avenue - Wednesday, at 00:00
A waiter was walking home after his shift and was first stabbed with a knife and then robbed of his belongings.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Alexandra Avenue - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A bicycle was stolen from the garage of a property.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.