Safeparks/Parksec Crime Update: 15 January 2018

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The following includes crimes reported to us over the period

More details relating to the incidents listed above:
-Attempted Robbery on 5th avenue, victim arrived home and opened garage door while garage door was closing 2 black male suspects wearing balaclavas approached the victim, she screamed and suspects fled in a black Mercedes Benz (YCP790GP)
-Business Burglary on 6th street, 2 black male suspects in a dark sedan gained access through a window, laptops taken.

Parktown North
–Business Breaking on 7th avenue, involved unknown suspects gaining entry through the back door, laptop taken.
-Robbery on 4th ave & 7th street, couple came from a restaurant and got into their car when they were robbed on their valuables by unknown black male suspects in a Audi A4.
-House Breaking on 3rd ave, unknown suspects gain access, laptop, chairs and other valuables taken.

-LOOKOUT- White Mercedes Compressor spotted in HYDE PARK changing number plates from CA169-910 to BC69TZGP
-LOOKOUT – Black Mercedes Benz (YCP790GP) involved in attempted Robbery in Parkhurst.
– In light of the follow home and attempted robbery reported above in Parkhurst please follow the following security tips to avoid being a victim:
When you arrive home, ensure you:
• Slow down & Look around
• Shut up – Turn the radio down & ask your children to be quiet
• Circle – If you are concerned about a person for vehicle, circle the block and call CORTAC to meet and greet you.

Please report any suspicious activity by:
  • Calling CORTAC Control Centre on 0861 267 822 / 0878 030 040
  • Sending a “Please Call” message to *140*079 502 2750# (domestic workers)
  • SMS’ing details of the suspicious activity to 079 502 2750

POLICE SECTOR VEHICLE: 071 675 6061 / 6062
RELIEF COMMANDER: 071 675 6065
CORTAC: 0861 267 822
Victim Support Unit HOTLINE: 073 280 4453
If it doesn’t look right, call it in ..

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The Parksec & SafeParks Committee


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