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Serving the Community, Edgemead. During the early hours of the morning, a resident from Downs Way, Edgemead, called into District Central to report that she was experiencing severe pain and needed assistance from Armed Response. Area Manager Opperman was dispatched and upon arriving at the premises, he noticed that the lady was holding her hand over her abdominal area. He advised that she see a doctor as soon as she could as the pain appeared to be where the appendix is situated. He requested that Central station dispatch an ambulance. They arrived at the premises at approximately 02h13 and transported her to Milnerton Hospital for treatment.
Bothasig Crime Trends. While making his way to the service station in Edgemead at approximately 18h50, Shift Commander Swanepoel drove along Bothma Street, Bothasig when he noticed 3 males standing very close together. It appeared that two of the males were going through the pockets of the other male. When he made a U-turn and went towards the males, one immediately fled. The one being “checked” approached Officer Swanepoel and reported that the two males were attempting to rob him. SAPS was requested and after a short time they arrived at the scene. The suspect and the complainant were taken to Bothasig SAPS to open a docket.