Atlas Security release crime statistic with a double digit rise in crime from 24 – 30 May 2019.

This week we have picked up the following crime trends that have occurred on more than one occasion this week:

• Mugging of a scholar
• Motor vehicle theft
• Roof break-in’s

Residential properties suffered 65% of the incidents over the past week.

In total 48 incidents, which is a 71% increase compared to the start of the month were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 20 were positive burglaries, three armed robberies, and five theft incidents.

The most reported incidents happened on Tuesday between 07:34 – 21:30.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:
• Plasma TV’s
• Cellphones
• Jewellery
• Cash
• Safes
• Rifles and guns

Commercial loss:
• Cash from cash registers
• Stock items
• Lawn-mowers

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:
• Windows
• Front doors
• Roof break-in’s

Hotspots for the week:
• Greenshields Park
• Walmer