KNYSNA NEWS - Take note: There has been an increase in opportunistic crime during the day. Please keep doors and windows locked even when you are home.
SHOPLIFTING - MAIN ST (Thurs 26 July @ 15h29) – Allsound Guards requested assistance after 2 suspects were caught for shoplifting. SAPS were notified, case was opened and suspects were arrested.
COMMON ROBBERY - QUEEN /HILL ST (Sun 29 July @ 00h08) – Allsound Response Officer was stopped by a gentleman reporting that he was robbed of his cellphone. Suspect was apprehended and cellphone recovered. Gentleman declined to open a case and suspect was released.
ATTEMPTED THEFT OF /OUT M.V. - TIDE ST (Sun 29 July @ 16h05) - Resident reported 2 suspects were in his car trying to steal it. They fled when he shouted. Allsound Officers searched the surrounding area for the suspects described. Suspects were not found.
THEFT OUT M.V. - MORTIMER ST (Tues 31 July @ 19h41) - Motorist stopped out Response officer to report that a child's backpack and blazer were stolen out their vehicle. Requested Allsound to be on the lookout.
KNYSNA HEIGHTS / PARADISE
THEFT OUT M.V. - VYGIE ST (Wed 1 August @ 14h45) - Client reported that her vehicle was broken into during the night. 3 x Puffer jackets, a cellphone holder, power bank and car chargers were reported missing. Owner suspects vehicle may have been unlocked.
THEFT OUT M.V. - HANDEL ST (Wed 1 August @ 16h30) - Client phoned to report that her vehicle was broken into some time during the night. Only small non-valuable items were missing. No forced entry found. No case was opened.
OLD PLACE / COSTA SARDA
BURGLARY - BOEKENHOUT ST (Sun 29 July @ 01h30) - Client telephoned to request assistance. A handbag was reported stolen via unlocked door some time in preceding 3 hours. The handbag was recovered but cash and bank cards were missing. Owner would open a case with SAPS.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY - MILKWOOD DR (Sun 29 July @ 11h06) - Client reported that they had an attempted break-in during the night. Bathroom window was forced open but no access was gained. No case was opened.
INDUSTRIAL AREA / HORNLEE / NEKKIES
BURGLARY - JONKER ST (Thurs 26 July @ 02h23) – Officer was dispatched to alarm signal and confirmed a break-in. Security gate and door was forced open. Owner confirmed nothing was missing from premises.
HUNTERS HOME / REXFORD / FISHER HAVEN
BURGLARY - FRASER ST (Mon 30 July @ 00h54) - Allsound Officers responded to alarm and client confirming intruders on the premises. Outside store was broken into a bicycle was stolen. Two suspects were apprehended by Allsound Officers and bicycle was recovered. Visit our Facebook page for more info.
RHEENENDAL / PHANTOM RIVER -
THEFT OUT M.V. (Wed 1 August @ 11h05) - Resident telephoned to report that they had a vehicle break-in during the night. A laptop was stolen. SAPS were notified and owner would open a case.
BRENTON ON SEA / LAKE BRENTON
THEFT - LAKE BRENTON PLOT (Fri 27 July @ 18h20) - Gentleman phoned to request assistance after his wife's phone was stolen and they were tracking it. Allsound Officers & SAPS members responded. Cellphone was later recovered by members of SAPS in the township.
Medical / general assistance - 7; domestic disputes / noise disturbances - 5; suspicious persons / vehicle reports - 13; assistance with vagrant removal / trespassers - 13; noises on property / agitated dogs – 2
Knysna Heights, Paradise and Heuwelkruin:
Contact Mike Elliot 082 828 2321 or email them on firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenton on Sea and Lake Brenton Residents
Contact Tony 083 653 9902 or email email@example.com / Judy 083 266 1200
Contact Denise 082 884 8555 firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia Sulman on 082 920 5683 or email email@example.com for more information.
Contact Christopher Gould 083-394-0291 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Jacques Malan via email at email@example.com
Business Against Crime (BACO)
Contact Mariska Crause (Membership Coordinator) email firstname.lastname@example.org Cell. 082 496 9684
Knysna Community Police Forum (CPF)
Contact Cheryl Britz Cell. 082 574 9657 or email email@example.com
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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