Incidents of crime in September have decreased by 5% compared to August, with a total of 18 incidents reported (compared to 19 in August). 5 arrests were made for theft out of a motor vehicle, 3 for robbery, 4 for the possession of illegal substances, and 1 for general theft.
Crime incidents have increased by 38% since lockdown started at the end of March, and reached their lowest in May, with only 9 incidents of crime in total.
We have been focusing our attention on planned operations to combat the crime increase in the Green Point and Oranje-Kloof areas, with 4 more planned operations in September compared to the previous month. We are specifically focusing on combating and reducing the number of business robberies in the city centre and theft out of motor vehicles.
Remember to keep our 24 patrol vehicle numbers on hand for assistance:
GP CID PATROL VEHICLE
082 214 3228
OK CID PATROL VEHICLE
082 217 1386