2017 July

House robbery

Higgo Crescent - Tuesday, at 13:32
A male house sitter was assaulted and tied up. Two men and a woman stole various items from the property, as well as keys to a vehicle.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Union Street - Monday, at 22:45
The complainant was approached by two men and a woman. While the one man grabbed her cell phone the woman stabbed her on her left hand with a scissors. An arrest was made.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - without a weapon

Hof Street - Sunday, at 03:30
The victim was approached by an unknown male and he was forced to the ground with the assistance of a taxi driver. His cellphone and wallet were stolen. The suspects left the scene in the taxi.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Hof Street - Saturday, between 18:00 and 00:00
The door of a container at Mediclinic was forced open and a toolbox, microwave oven, kettle and boots were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Hof Street - Saturday, between 18:00 and 00:00
A vehicle that was parked in the street was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in 1

Camp Street - Saturday, between 06:00 and 18:00
Access was gained via the back door where tools were found to force the door open. Resident was out for the day and found the front gate and front door open on their return. The alarm was not armed. Two Macbooks, a suitcase containing Euros. a sport bag, shoes, a passport and food items were taken.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Molteno Road - Thursday, at 23:55
A vehicle was broken into by two men wearing hoodies. Unknown what was stolen.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Intruder/Trespassing 1

Chesterfield Road - Tuesday, at 05:51
Intruder activated the outdoor beams when he climbed over the wall.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Intruder/Trespassing

Chesterfield Road - Tuesday, at 03:00
An alarm was activated by an intruder on the property.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted street robbery - with a weapon

Prince Street - Monday, at 10:30
A lady was approached by a man who then pulled out a knife and demanded she hand over her handbag. Her screams were heard by nearby residents and they came to her rescue.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

De Lorentz Street - Sunday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A window was broken and a 16 inch wheel was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Camp Street - Sunday, at 20:00
A window was broken and two jackets were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Flower Street - Saturday, between 18:00 and 00:00
No information available.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property) 1

Belmont Avenue - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A garage door was forced open. Unknown what items were stolen.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Belmont Avenue - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A garage door was forced open. Unknown what items were stolen.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft from motor vehicle

Belmont Avenue - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A car battery was stolen from a vehicle parked on the street.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle 2

Hof Street - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
An attempt was made to cut the rear window of a vehicle and the roof of the vehicle was damaged in the process. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle 1

Hof Street - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The small left window of a vehicle was broken, but nothing was taken.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted theft out of motor vehicle

Upper Orange Street - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
No information available.
Reported to SAPS.

House/Business break-in

Kloof Street - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The front door of a restaurant was broken and an ipod was stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Belmont Avenue - Thursday, between 00:00 and 06:00
No information available.
Reported to SAPS.

Attempted house break-in

Buxton Avenue - Wednesday, at 18:30
Suspect with a grey beanie damaged burglar bars slightly, but was interrupted by the owners and neighbours and fled.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Buxton Avenue - Wednesday, between 18:00 and 00:00
A window was broken and binoculars, cell phone charger, torch, medical kit and sunglasses were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Marmion Road - Tuesday, between 18:00 and 00:00
Suspects managed to access the property and gained access to the car port/garage. Two CADAC gas bottles, a tyre compressor, puncture repair kit and assorted tools were taken. Suspects also took an iPod from an unlocked vehicle.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Higgo Crescent - Tuesday, between 00:00 and 06:00
The rear window of a vehicle was cut open and clothes were stolen.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - without a weapon

Corner of Camp & Vine Street - Tuesday, at 20:30
Two friends were approached by three unknown males. The one friend was pushed to the ground, while one of the men grabbed the other friend’s handbag. The bag contained an iphone, drivers’ licence, ID book, car and house keys.
Reported to SAPS.

Trespassing

Corner of Sophia & Culver Street - Monday, at 06:45
Resident heard someone in her garden and saw someone climbing up the balcony to the top floor. She immediately phoned SAPS. She then noticed 3 men on the other side of the building. It is unclear how they got access to the block of flats as there is a security magnetic gate with no sign of forced entry and the electric fence alarm was not activated. SAPS arrived within 9 minutes and chased the men. One of the men jumped over the wall of a house, but SAPS could not find him when they searched the property. They recovered an Apple laptop which was not taken from the block of flats.
Reported to SAPS.

House Break-in 1

Corner Sophia & Culver Street - Monday, at 06:45
Four young men entered a block of flats by climbing onto the balcony of a first floor flat. They entered the flat via an open Trellidoor. The owner was in the shower and when he came out he noticed that his laptop was gone. He went to his balcony and saw someone running away in the street.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Attempted house break-in

Hof Street - Sunday, at 09:26
Access to a house was forced via a side window which had no burglar bars. Nothing was taken.
Reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Kensington Crescent - Sunday, at 17:58
A man entered a hotel and requested accommodation for the evening. The hotel was fully booked. He then told the manager that he was diabetic and needed a glass of juice. While the manager left reception to fetch a glass of juice, the man stole a cell phone from the front desk. He then departed in the same taxi that he had arrived in with another man.
Reported to SAPS.

Malicious damage to property

Rosebank Place, Oranjezicht - Wednesday, between 18:00 and 00:00
Front garden vandalised. Plants ripped out of pots and camellia tree broken in half.
Not reported to SAPS.

Other theft (Property)

Belvedere Avenue - Tuesday, at 05:00
Spotlight with motion sensor was stolen from the wall.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Trespassing

Higgo Road, Higgovale - Tuesday, at 19:03
Intruders had jumped over a fence by cutting barbed wire. They ran off towards the mountain when the resident shouted at them.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Invermark Crescent - Tuesday, at 00:36
Resident was awakened when someone broke an upstairs glass door to gain access. The suspect ran off with a handbag containing R 500 cash.
Reported to SAPS.

Street Robbery - with a weapon

Molteno Road - Sunday, at 17:30
Two men, armed with knives, chased and mugged a man hiking alone on the mountain just above Molteno Road. They stole his backpack.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Robbery - with a weapon

Culver Street - Sunday, at 10:00
A resident was on his way to his vehicle when he was approached by two men with fire-arms. They had emerged from a silver Mercedez that had reversed back towards him. They took all his belongings, including keys and sped off.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Buxton Avenue - Saturday, at 03:45
A yellow and black Eurojet scooter was stolen.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft of motor vehicle

Culver Street - Friday, between 00:00 and 06:00
A Polo sedan was stolen from a parking area.
Reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Camp Street - Thursday, at 17:20
Vehicle was broken into and a jackets was stolen.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

Theft out of motor vehicle

Prince Street - Monday, at 20:55
Suspect broke into a bakkie parked inside a complex. Unknown what was taken.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in 1

Leeuwenhof Road, Saturday, at 20:15
The back door of a house had been forced open with a spade. Sunglasses and binoculars were taken. CBAR caught a male running from the scene and returned the items.
Unknown if reported to SAPS.

House Break-in

Bridle Road - Saturday, at 03:04
Access was gained to premises via the back door and a laptop was taken.
Reported to SAPS.