Burglaries & incidents reported for June 2019
A total of three burglaries occurred during the month – two residential burglaries and one business burglary. The residential burglaries occurred in Strand Street and Main Road, where criminals took the opportunity to steal a wallet and cell phone while the residents were in the house.
Residential burglaries increased in Betty’s Bay during the month, with a total of eight residential burglaries. At one property criminals switched the electricity off at the Eskom mini sub-station outside the residence. Although response officers on duty managed to restore the power, the burglars still managed to burgle the house at a later stage, stealing 2 TV sets. Two houses suffered break-ins in the Central Road area and one house in Myrica Road was targeted, where the criminals kicked in a wooden door, though nothing was stolen.
In Pringle Bay, during the month of June, there were only 2 residential burglaries, both at holiday homes.
A total of three burglaries occurred during the month in the Rooi–Els area. At one of the properties, the thieves took out a whole window, along with the frame, while a sliding door was forced open at another property in Lovers Walk. Although Rooi-Els has several strategically placed cameras within the town, the criminals still took the chance to break in.
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