Trending Intrusions: 46% Increase In House Break-Ins

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 07 – 13 November 2019.

Commercial properties were hit the most, making up 56% of the total incidents.

In total 51 incidents, an increase of 24% from the previous week, were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 22 were positive burglaries, 5 attempted burglaries, 3 arrests as a result of fast response and teamwork, 2 armed robberies and 8 theft incidents. The most reported incidents happened on Monday between 01:09 – 20:19.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • Cash
  • Cellphones, Laptops
  • Alcohol
  • Machinery

Commercial loss:

·        Large sums of cash from tills and safes

·        Appliances

·         Machinery

·         Computers

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Doors

Hotspots for the week:

·         Central