Reaction Unit response roundup

2016-03-03 06:00

ON 23 February at around 7.56am Reaction Unit South Africa received a call from a member of public reporting a motor vehicle collision on the R102 at the King Shaka International intersection.

Upon arrival a VW Golf was found to have left the road and crashed several metres into an open field. According to the driver, he was travelling in the direction of Tongaat when his vehicle was nudged from the side.

He then lost control of the car, climbed over the centre medium before leaving the road and crashing several metres into an open field.

House break-In:

A resident of Park Lane in Ottawa contacted Reaction Unit South Africa on the 23 February at around 11.32am to report a break-in at their residence.

Reaction officers were dispatched to the home and upon arrival found that forced entry was gained through the garage door.

The entire house was ransacked, but it could not be confirmed what had been stolen.


A resident of Maple Drive in Trenance Park, Verulam, was hijacked in his white Ford Bantam, registration NPN 7479 by three armed suspects.

The victim was taken with the vehicle and dropped in Inanda where he borrowed a cellphone and contacted Reaction Unit South Africa for assistance.

Reaction officers with members of the Verulam SAPS proceeded to Inanda were the unharmed victim was located.

Rape and Assault:

At approximately 8.48am on 27 February members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Coniston in Verulam after receiving reports of a rape. Upon arrival officers found a 25-year-old female standing on the road bleeding from several cuts she had sustained to her face. It is alleged that a suspect had gained entry into the victim’s shack during the early morning where he assaulted her before raping her. The suspect was seen fleeing the shack naked below the waist.

House Break-In:

A home in Greylands, Tongaat, was broken into. Forced entry was gained through the kitchen door. A TV, fan, hair dryer and other household items were stolen.

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