This week, Atlas Security release crime statistic from 7 June – 13 June 2019.

Uitenhage has remained top of the list for the most incidents reported, two weeks in a row – we urge residents and business owners to be cautious when it comes to your security.

Commercial properties suffered 54% of the incidents over the past week.

In total 37 incidents were reported to Atlas Security, this again is an increase from the previous week. 21 were positive burglaries, one armed robbery, and five attempted burglaries.

The most reported incidents happened on Friday between 01:55 – 23:23.

The highest trending items reported to have been stolen are:
• Plasma TV’s
• Cellphones
• Jewellery
• Cash
• Alcohol

Commercial loss:
• Cash from cash registers
• Stock items
• Alcohol
• Laptops
• Computer Towers

The burglars’ most trending entry point was:
• Windows
• Front doors

Hotspots for the week:
• Uitenhage
• Despatch