Daily crime watch

Brakpan Police Station.

Cases reported:

• Theft: 5
• Speeding: 12
• Tampering with infrastructure: 3
• Common assault: 1
• Hijacking: 1
• Intimidation: 1
• Sexual assault: 2
• Residential burglary: 2
• Possession of drugs: 3
• Shoplifting: 1
• Theft from motor vehicle: 2

Arrests:

• Speeding: 3
• Fraud: 1
• Possession of drugs: 3
• Shoplifting: 1
• Theft: 1

Hijacking:

• A gang of men travelling in two vehicles made off with a grey Ford Ranger bakkie after hijacking its driver along Heidelberg Road, near Geluksdal, yesterday (Wednesday).

The incident took place at 12.20pm when the hijackers, who were travelling in a grey BMW and a silver Ford Everest, boxed the victim in and forced him to stop.

He was bundled into the back of the bakkie at gunpoint and driven to an unknown location, where the hijackers removed the vehicle’s tracking device.

The victim was dropped off near Alberton.

Read: Ways to protect yourself, and your children, in the event of a hijacking

Burglary:

• Crassila Street, Minnebron.

The burglary took place on Tuesday.

Stolen: A TV, laptop and kitchen appliances.

• Tinker Road, Brenthurst.

The break-in occurred yesterday.

Stolen: A car battery charger.

Theft from motor vehicle:

• Tyres and rims were stolen from a car parked at an address along Loerie Lane in Anzac on Tuesday.

• On Tuesday, a battery was stolen from a vehicle in Kitzinger Avenue.

Information supplied by the Brakpan SAPS. All details are correct at the time of publishing.

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