Atlas Security release crime statistics for the period 23-28 August 2019.

Residential properties were hit the most, making up 51% of the incidents over the past week.

51 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, of these 18 were positive burglaries, five attempted burglaries, and two armed robberies.  Atlas Security Armed Response Officers made 11 arrests in 7 days, areas include Greenshields Park, Perridgevale, Despatch, Walmer, South End, Sunridge Park and Uitenhage

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The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • Plasma TV’s
  • Cellphones
  • Cash
  • Jewellery

Commercial loss:

  • Cash from cash registers
  • Computers
  • Cellphones
  • Stock items
  • Alcohol

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Windows

Hotspots for the week:

  • Uitenhage