Atlas Security releases crime statistics from 11 July – 17 July 2019.

For the second week in a row, residential properties took another knock having suffered 54% of the incidents over the past week.

An increase of 25% in total incidents, or 50 incidents were reported to Atlas Security.

Month to date a total number of 126 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, which has already surpassed June’s total number.

Of these, 12 were positive burglaries, six armed robberies, and 14 theft incidents.  The most reported incidents happened on Saturday between 03:31 – 22:07.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:

  • Plasma TV’s
  • Cellphones
  • Jewellery
  • Cash

Commercial loss:

  • Cash from cash registers
  • Laptops
  • Cigarettes
  • Cellphones
  • Copper Pipes

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:

  • Front doors

Hotspots for the week:

  • Summerstrand