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Welgelegen Crime Trend. District Central received a panic alarm from a premises in JW Theron Street, Welgelegen. Armed Response Officer Wessels was dispatched and upon his arrival, he noticed a commotion at the neighbour’s premises. It was confirmed that there was a positive break-in. The only items taken were a cellphone and laptop. SAPS were already on the scene and they confirmed that it appeared to be crowbar related.
Welgelegen Crime Trend. At approximately 01h45, District Central received an alarm activation from a premises in Diamant Crescent, Welgelegen. The owner reported hearing someone in his braai room. Armed Response Officers Hugo and Weyers were dispatched and arrived at the scene at 01h48. They jumped the wall and proceeded to check the backyard. They found that a window had been removed and access was gained into the braai room. They checked inside the house and then went to the back again and found footprints. Area Manager Opperman arrived at the scene shortly after and they continued to follow the footprints, which lead to the back wall, which was facing Plattekloof Road. Area Manager Opperman searched the surrounding area for anything suspicious. There was CCTV on the premises, which they would access at a later stage as the owner could not recall the sign in details to access it via cellphone. SAPS were requested and they arrived at the premises at approximately 02h17. Items were reported as missing, which included a cellphone and laptop.