KNYSNA NEWS - PROPERTY-RELATED INCIDENTS:
THEFT OUT M.V. - MAIN RD (Sat 22 September @ 09h35) – Allsound guard reported a theft out M.V. via unlocked door. Speakers and clothing were reported missing. Owner of vehicle opened a case.
BURGLARY - HEDGE ST (Sun 23 September @ 11h22) - Officer responded to alarm and found garage door forced open. Keyholder was notified and confirmed an extension lead and battery were missing. Case was opened.
THEFT OUT M.V. - MAIN ST (Sun 23 September @ 14h35) – Client stopped our Response Officer to report that his vehicle was broken into the previous night. An I-phone and wallet were reported stolen.
SHOPLIFTING - MAIN ST (Sun 23 September @ 13h00) - Allsound Guards requested assistance after 2 female suspects were apprehended for shoplifting. They were identified as part of a syndicate who fled in a vehicle towards George. Vehicle description was provided to SAPS and the vehicle was later tracked and a further 3 suspects were arrested in possession of stolen clothing.
THEFT OUT M.V. - NEWTON ST (Tues 25 September @ 08h30) - Client phoned in to report that his guests' vehicle was broken into. Guest confirmed that clothing was stolen. Case was opened with SAPS.
THEFT - GRAY ST (Tues 25 September @ 16h17) - Client reported that her cellphone was stolen from behind the counter. A description of the possible suspect was provided and the area searched. No arrests made.
THEFT OUT M.V. - GORDON ST (Wed 26 September @ 08h29) - Client reported that a guests' vehicle was broken into during the night. A laptop was reported missing. No info on suspect available. SAPS were notified.
INDUSTRIAL AREA / HORNLEE / NEKKIES
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - NOBLE ST (Thurs 20 September @ 01h15) – Client reported an intruder trying to break-in. Officers responded and found suspect tried to enter on roof. A clothing description was provided and area searched. Suspect was apprehended and handed over to SAPS.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - WAENHOUT ST (Fri 21 September @ 20h29) - Officers responded to beam alarm. Two suspects were caught hiding on the property. Suspects were handed over to SAPS but not charged.
HUNTERS HOME / REXFORD / FISHER HAVEN
ATTEMPTED THEFT - GALJOEN ST (Thurs 20 September @ 01h53) - Client phoned in to report that there was an intruder on the property. Suspect tried to steal a gas bottle but fled when the owner disturbed him.
THEFT - WALKER LANE (Tues 25 September @ 08h35) - Client requested response after discovering a bag of pool accessories was stolen from the property during the night. No case was opened.
Medical / general assistance - 4; domestic disputes / noise disturbances - 5; suspicious persons / vehicle reports - 10; assistance with vagrant removal / trespassers - 5; noises on property / agitated dogs - 1
Knysna Heights, Paradise and Heuwelkruin:
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Business Against Crime (BACO)
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Knysna Community Police Forum (CPF)
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Updates / Notices –
Theft out of motor vehicles is again on the increase. Please ensure you leave nothing in your vehicles and where possible, park in a locked and alarmed garage.
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