Crime

Boksburg North crime round-up

Cases of common assault, house robbery, housebreaking and theft, and theft out of motor vehicle were opened.

Assault
The police are investigating a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (domestic violence-related) after a man stabbed his wife in their house on Leith Road on March 22.

According to Boksburg North SAPS spokesperson Sergeant Justice Ramaube, police were told the man got violent during an argument with his wife and allegedly threatened her with a knife. The situation calmed down after neighbours intervened, but another argument erupted when the husband told his wife not to leave the house. He then allegedly stabbed her three times.

House robbery
Three men fled with electronics and jewellery to the value of R100 000 during a house robbery on March 23.

The complainant said she saw the robbers jump over the gate and heard the main door breaking. The robbers were already inside when she got to the door.

The robbers covered her in a sheet and fled with a CCTV and monitor, four TVs, jewellery and a cellphone.

Suspected stolen items
A man was arrested on Pitout Street in Witfield on March 23 for the possession of suspected stolen items.

He was pushing a trolley when a police officer stopped and searched him. The officer found a circuit breaker air steel pistol in the trolley, for which the man had no explanation.

Housebreaking and theft
• Thieves stole electronics to the value of R16 260 during a burglary on Edgar Road on March 23 after they forced open a window. They stole TVs, a cellphone and an alarm battery. The homeowners were in Cape Town.

• Thieves made off with electronics valued at R120 000 during a burglary on Pitout Street on March 23. They took five TVs, a laptop and a cellphone.

• Thieves stole a laptop, a gas bottle, a petrol can and jumper cables valued at R50 000 during a burglary on Bisset Street on March 17.

• Thieves broke into a garage on Hercules Street in Impala Park between March 23 and 24 and stole a skottelbraai, two 9kg gas bottles, four power extensions, a bicycle, two 7kg gas bottles, an electric jig saw, angle grinders and two two-plate stoves to the value of R20 000. A woman woke up in the morning and noticed the garage door locks and items were missing.

• Thieves stole electronics and jewellery valued at R80 000 in a house break-in on Northrop Road in Impala Park on March 24.

Theft of motor vehicle
• A Toyota Tazz was stolen on Dormehl Street in Anderbolt on March 22.

• A Ford Ranger was stolen at a home on Erasmus Street on March 23.

• A Ford Ranger Raptor was stolen at Pro Auto in Boksburg West on March 24 but later recovered in Germiston through a tracking device.

Also Read: Boksburg North SAPS crime round-up

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