Atlas Security release crime statistic from 7 August – 15 August with a 60% increase in incidents

Residential properties suffered 64% of the incidents over the past week.

In total 64 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, 32 were positive burglaries, this is a 78% increase from the previous week,  four attempted burglaries, two house robberies and five armed robberies.  The most reported incidents happened on Thursday between 00:09 – 18:10.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • Plasma TV’s
  • Cellphones
  • Electronics
  • Cash
  • Jewellery

Commercial loss:

  • Cash from cash registers
  • Laptops
  • Computers
  • Cellphones
  • Cigarettes

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Front doors
  • Windows

Hotspots for the week:

  • Central