Gate motors being stolen

2017-01-17 06:01

Residents with electronic gates have been cautioned to be vigilant as thieves have set their sights on these gates in Lansdowne in recent months.

Lansdowne police spokesperson Sergeant Nkululeko Mnyaka has confirmed there has been a spate of thefts of electronic gate motors.

“Theft of electronic gate motors has raised concern in the Lansdowne police precinct. It has become a trend since October. The last two incidents [occurred] in the first week of January,” Mnyaka says.

More that 10 incidents were reported during the past three months – most of these in October last year.

“No arrests have been made in any of these cases as they occurred overnight while residents were asleep,” he says.

Lansdowne station commander Colonel Herman Seals has urged residents to take extra precaution in securing their property and their belongings.

V Anyone with information should call Lansdowne detectives on 021 700 9000 or 082 576 2804.

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