Weekly crime wrap, SAPS DiepRiver 10/7/2017


Western Cape: On 2017/07/02 at 07.15 at the corner of Main and Victoria Road Plumstead, the complainant was walking along the Main Road, after he had withdrawn R2000.00 from the Standard Bank ATM. Two unknown males between the ages of 28 – 35 years old, one of which is approximately 1.75m in height, the other approximately 1.65m in height, medium build and clean shaven, approached the complainant, and demanded his cell phone. One of the suspects thereafter pulled out a firearm and threatened the complainant. The complainant handed over his cell phone to the suspects. One of the suspects searched the pockets of the complainant and took the R2000.00 cash. No arrests have yet been made. A case of Robbery with Firearm has been opened. Any person with any information can contact Detective Constable Elrico Booysen on (021) 710 7359.

For the week 2017/06/30 till 2017/07/07 fifteen persons was arrested for various offences ranging from House Robbery, Theft, Assault, Theft out of Motor Vehicle and Possession of dangerous weapons.

This office would like to appeal to the members of the community, if any person has any grievance regarding the Police Organisation, not to use social networks, e.g. Facebook or Twitter, to air the issue. Any grievances may be addressed to Captain John Saayman or Lt/Col Mzwandile Gqabi, in order to follow the correct protocol, on (021) 710 7326.

This office wishes to pass on gratitude to all members and external partners, such as Neighbourhood Watches, Law Enforcement, Security providers and Reservists for their contribution in the fight against crime.  Any criminal activities will not be tolerated.   END


Sergeant AB Gordon

SAPS Diep River  –  Corporate Communication

Contact number: 021 710 7309  /  Fax2e-mail: 086 481 1679 / 086 774 6441

E-mail : diepriversaps@saps.gov.za