Atlas Security release crime statistics with a rise in residential crime between 31 May – 6 June 2019.

Although residential properties were a hot target for this week, commercial properties had a trend of vehicles broken into.
This week, residential properties suffered 72% of the incidents over the past week.

In total 32 incidents were reported to Atlas Security. Of these, 18 were positive burglaries, two armed robberies, and one house robbery.

The most reported incidents happened on Saturday between 02:34 – 21:03.

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

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

The burglars’ most trending entry points:
• Windows
• Front doors

Hotspot for the week:
• Uitenhage