A lady was jogging after 19:00 on Thursday, 16 November with her dogs along Sandowne Road in Parklands when she was approached by two men who grabbed her from behind and took her cell phone from her. The victim managed to escape unharmed, but were traumatised by the incident. Table View Police is investigating a case of robbery and is urging runners to run with a partner or in groups, no matter what time of day it is.
A couple parked their vehicle at the beach front in Marine Drive on 09 November 2017 during the afternoon and left valuable items, such as sunglasses worth approximately R9000, clothing valued at nearly R4000 and other valuables inside the vehicle. Upon their return a few minutes later, the couple discovered the back door of the vehicle unlocked and the goods stolen. A case of theft out of motor vehicle was registered. The community is urged to not leave valuables inside their vehicles and to make sure that the alarm is activated and that all doors are locked, before walking away.
In a separate incident a vehicle owner parked his vehicle in a public area near Marine Circle on Thursday, 17 November 2017 at 15:00, leaving a laptop, sunglasses, clothing and so forth in the vehicle. When he returned a few hours later, he discovered that the alarm was not activated and there was no forced entry. All the items were stolen.
On Friday, 17 November 2017 shortly before 19:00 a homeowner and friends were surprised by three armed men, who entered the home in Northridge Crescent, Parklands. The occupants were forced to lay on the ground while the suspects ransacked the home. The victims were taken to a bedroom where they were locked up, before the suspects fled with electronic equipment and other household items.
8 Persons were arrested for assaults during the past week and weekend. There is zero tolerance on all assaults. No cases will be withdrawn and culprits will be arrested.
During an integrated operation between SAPS and traffic on Sunday, 19 November 2017, 16 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. The operation was held at various spots in the Table View and Blouberg area. Do not drink and drive!