In May, 181 incidents were reported to our Emergency Dispatch Centre. This is a 18% increase compared to the rate we recorded in April. The top types of incidents throughout the month were housebreaking, theft of copper and theft.
Throughout the month of May we arrested 10 suspects and recovered 10 stolen or hijacked vehicles.
Son Stabs Mother And Sister In Tragic Glen Anil Incident
Our team members in collaboration with Netcare911 and Greenwood Park SAPS, responded to a tragic stabbing incident in the Glen Anil area.
Trapped Victim Freed And Stolen Vehicle Recovered After Umgeni Park House Robbery
Our team members responded to a house robbery in the Umgeni Park area where they freed a trapped victim, recovered the stolen car, and assisted with the victim’s medical care.
Armed Robbery At An Umhlanga Shopping Centre Shakes Community
Our team members responded to an armed robbery at a well-known shopping centre in the Umhlanga area, targeting a jewellery store.
We have observed a new trend emerging, the theft of airtime and prepaid electricity machines. Several incidents have been reported throughout Durban, primarily affecting petrol stations and small tuckshops/convenience stores.