Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 12 December – 18 December 2019.

Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 63% of the total incidents.

A total of 37 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 18 were positive burglaries, 2 attempted burglaries, 4 armed robberies, 9 theft incidents and 3 arrests were made. 

There was a noticeable rise in thefts from last week, with other crime trends indicating that crime is not slowing down. Atlas Security has continued to work hard to make 3 arrests. 

Walmer is once again the Hotspot for the week, read the following article for tips on ensuring your alarm has it’s best chance of detecting intruders early: https://www.atlas24.co.za/walmer-businesses-targeted/