An armed robbery attempt took place at a shopping complex in Pellsrus this morning. Unfortunately the businessman involved was killed by the armed robbers who then fled the scene. The Police are investigating and are following up on leads.
There were several house breakings in Wavecrest and some have occurred during the day which is a shift from the normal pattern.
AD Keet Street has been a target and there has been some activity in the Nell Van Der Poll area as well.
Residents are urged not to leave windows open and possessions lying around as this is an invite to those with criminal intentions.
The CPF together with the Neighbourhood Watches held a joint operation with the Police, Traffic Department and Law Enforcement on Friday night. Illegal shebeens were raided and liquor was confiscated.
Drink driving was not tolerated and a potential gang of house breakers was thwarted in Wavecrest and one arrest was made.
The high visibility of and show of force by the Neighbourhood Watches and Police saw a dramatic decrease in house breakings and crime in general over the weekend, a trend that all concerned will try to continue.