Trending Intrusions: Armed Robberies On The Increase

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 28 November – 04 December 2019.

Business and commercial properties were hit the most, making up 50% of the total incidents.

A total of 44 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 21 were positive burglaries, 5 attempted burglaries, 3 armed robberies and 5 theft incidents. The most reported incidents happened on Friday between 03:00 – 17:48.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • Jewellery
  • Laptops
  • Copper
  • Tools

Commercial loss:

·        Large sums of cash from tills

·        Stock

·         Laptops

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Garage and bathroom windows

Hotspots for the week:

·       Mount Croix