This afternoon just before 14h30, the Marshall Security Emergency Centre was alerted via a community WhatsApp Crime Alert Group that a House Robbery had just occured at a non clients premises on Second Avenue in the Umdloti Area.
Multiple Armed Responsive Officers were dispatched promptly to the scene, and measures were immediately implemented to prevent the suspects from leaving Umdloti but unfortunately the suspects managed to escape.
During the robbery, various household electrical items, jewellery including the victim’s Mercedes-Benz B-Class (which is not fitted with a tracking device) were stolen.
Our Special Operations Team began searching for the stolen vehicle taken during the robbery. After an extensive search the vehicle was later recovered in the Cato Manor area, abandoned and locked, with no suspects in sight. The vehicle was recovered by our Special Ops Team with the assistance of the Cato Manor SAPS Trio Crimes Unit.
The vehicle was transported to Cato Manor for further investigation and processing.