Trending Intrusions: All Crimes Increase By Record Numbers

Atlas Security releases worrying stats for the period 19 – 27 September

Residential properties took a hit this week, making up 54% of all the reported incidents.

For the first time in the history of reporting, Atlas Security responded to a total of 76 incidents during this time, this is a 38% increase from the previous week. Of these, 26 were positive burglaries, an increase of 23%, 9 attempted burglaries, and five armed robberies.

Residential items reported to have been stolen are:

  • TV’s
  • Cellphones
  • Wallets
  • Laptops
  • Gate motors
  • CCTV hardware
  • Jewellery
  • Copper pipes

Commercial loss:

  • Cash from tills
  • CCTV hardware
  • Machinery
  • Cash from safe
  • Cigarettes
  • Computer monitors

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Windows

Hotspots for the week:

  • Walmer