Crime

Crime Hotspots

The Middelburg Police have identified the following crime hotspots according to crime reports received over the past week:

Sector 1 (The Central Business District and Eastdene) 082 074 9922

• Robberies were reported in SADC Street, John Magagula Street and Bhimy Damane Street. High risk times are between 05:30 until 13:00 and again from 20:00 to 02:00.

• Business break-ins occurred at Bhimy Damane Street, O.R. Tambo, John Magagula, SADC and Cowen Ntuli Street. High risk times are at the close of business from 16:00 in the afternoon until 06:00.

• Theft out of motor vehicles were reported in Beyers Naude, O.R. Tambo, Joubert, Cowen Ntuli and Walter Sisulu Streets. Peak times for these types of crime is from 08:00 to 10:00 in the morning and from 18:00 to 21:30.

Sector 2 (Industrial, Rondebosch, Nasaret, Extension 24, Hlalamnandi, Rockdale) 082 074 9923

Middelburg crime hotspots

• Robberies were reported on the N4 next to the Alzu Petroport as well as in Slegtkamp Street. High risk times are at night from 20:00 to 22:00.

• House break-ins were reported in Extension 24 (street name unavailable), Rondebosch and Alexandria Street in Nasaret. Incidents occurred during the night from 18:00 to 06:00.

• Business break-ins were reported in Cradock Street in Nasaret as well as in Slegtkamp Street. They occurred at night from 20:00 to 08:00 the following day.

Sector 3 (Groenkol, Suid, Gholfsig, Clubville, Aerorand, Bloekomsig, Mineralia, Extension 18, Uitkyk) 082 074 9925

• Robberies were reported in Totius Street and in Emerald Street. They took place from 12:00 to 18:30 during the day.

• Residential break-ins were reported in Bloedrivier Street, Hennops Street, Vis Street and Seinheuwel Street. Four house break-ins were also reported in Selati Street. They happened throughout the day with only 16:00 to 18:00 marked as ‘safe times’.

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• Theft out of motor vehicles were reported on the corner of Oranje and Keiskamma Street, at the Middelburg Mall parking lot, in Cowen Ntuli Street and in Emerald Street. They took place during the day from 08:00 to 18:00.

• Business break-ins were reported in Samora Machel Street, De Villiers Street and on the Bethal road at a mine. Break-ins took place from 17:00 until 06:00 at night.

Sector 4 (Kanonkop, Dennesig, Doornkop, Somapepa) 082 074 9926

None of the above mentioned incidents were reported in Sector 4.

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