Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-06-30 06:00

Attempted suicide: Verulam -

On Saturday 18 June members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were dispatched to Karnigadu Road in Redcliffe - Verulam, after receiving reports of a suicide attempt.

Upon arrival it was established that a 25-year-old man locked himself in his bedroom after a domestic dispute. His family broke down his bedroom door and found him hanging with a rope from rafters in the ceiling. They managed to cut him down before contacting Rusa for assistance.

The victim was assessed on scene by medics and found not to have sustained any injuries.

Biker knocked down: Verulam

Rusa officers responded to Wick Street in Verulam after a biker was knocked down on Sunday 19 June.

Upon arrival the biker, who was employed to do deliveries for a local fast food franchise, was found to have sustained moderate injuries. He was treated on scene for his injuries before being transported to a local hospital.

It is alleged that the biker was stationary at the robots when he was knocked down by the driver of a VW Golf.

Vehicle overturns after colliding with cow: Verulam

At approximately 8.45pm on Monday 20 June members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the R102 in between the King Shaka International Airport intersection and the Canelands robots after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision.

Upon arrival a Kia Picanto was found to have overturned after it collided with a cow. Two people, including an eight-year-old boy, sustained moderate injuries and were treated on scene before being transported to a local hospital.

Officers searched the vicinity for cow however it could not be located

Theft of motor vehicle: Verulam

The public is requested to be on the lookout for a white chisel shape, Toyota Corolla with registration NU 58416, pictured. The vehicle was stolen on Friday 24 June from Todd Street in the Verulam CBD. The back door on the driver’s side is blue in colour.

Please share this post and if anyone spots the vehicle contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 123 4333.

Attempted rape and robbery: Verulam

On Sunday 26 June Rusa members were dispatched to Buxon Street in Everest Heights - Verulam, after receiving reports of an attempted rape and robbery.

Upon arrival the victim informed officers that while walking on Buxon Street she was accosted by 3 suspects who attempted to rape her.

The suspects were disturbed by a passing motorist. They then robbed the victim of her Blackberry cellphone and fled the scene.

Officers patrolled the area in search of the suspects however no arrests were made.

- Supplied.

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