In August, 249 incidents were reported to our Emergency Dispatch Centre. This is a 22% increase compared to the year-to-date average, with 1% increase on the incident rate we recorded last month. The top types of incidents throughout the month were housebreakings, theft, theft of copper and trespassings.
A High-Speed Chase Leads To Arrest Of Wanted Business Robber
Our members responded to a business robbery at a well-known shopping centre in the Musgrave area, the large gang of suspects had fled the scene in multiple vehicles which lead to a high-speed chase on the N2 and an arrest of a suspect.
Parkhill Housebreaker Arrested On Non-Client Property
Our teams were notified to a housebreaking in progress and immediately responded, and managed to arrest the suspect on a non-client property while the suspect was attempting to steal copper pipes.
Umhlanga Thief Arrested For Stealing From Victims After Offering Them A Lift
A wanted thief who steals cellphones from victims after offering them a lift in the Umhlanga area was arrested.