Trending Intrusions: Residential Break-Ins Increase By 10%

Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 28 September – 03 October 2019.

Residential properties were hit the most, making up 64% of the total incidents.

In total 56 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 19 were positive burglaries, 8 attempted burglaries, and two armed robberies. The most reported incidents happened on Saturday between 13:30 – 13:23.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • TV’s
  • Cellphones
  • Laptops
  • Gate motor
  • Jewellery
  • Copper pipes

Commercial loss:

·         Cash from tills

·         Machinery

·         Electronics

·         Cash from safe

·         Computer monitors

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Windows

Hotspots for the week:

·         Walmer