Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-07-28 06:00

Theft of motor vehicle: Verulam

Residents are urged to be on the lookout for a gold, 1987 model, Toyota Corolla with registration NUZ 29444. The vehicle was stolen during the early parts of the morning on 14 July from Lacefern Place in Trenance Park, Verulam. The vehicle has no security devices and was low on fuel at the time of the theft.

If anyone spots the vehicle contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 123 4333.

Three injured in collision: Verulam

Three construction workers were injured after an Izuzu bakkie and a Toyota Prado collided at the Todd and High streets intersection on Thursday 14 July.

At approximately 5pm members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were despatched to the scene of the accident and found that several passengers seated in the rear of the bakkie had sustained injuries when the vehicles collided. According to both drivers, the traffic lights were not operational when the accident occurred.

Suicide: Tongaat

Rusa officers were dispatched to Obsidian Street, Tongaat after receiving reports of a suicide at approximately 6.45pm on 14 July.

Upon arrival a 34-year-old male was found hanging by an electrical cord from a rafter in his garage. He showed no signs of life and was declared dead on arrival by paramedics.

Details surrounding the suicide are unclear at this stage.

Theft of motor vehicle: Verulam

Residents are urged to be on the lookout for a 1995 model, metallic green Fiat Uno with registration NCW 22317. The vehicle was stolen from Trenance Park, Verulam, at approximately 10pm on 17 July. At the time of the theft the vehicle had R100 fuel and no security devices.

If anyone spots the vehicle contact Reaction Unit South Africa on 086 123 4333.

Reaction officer Injured: Tongaat

A Rusa officer was injured while attending to a complaint at a temple on Plein Street in Tongaat, on Sunday 17 July.

Officer Denis Kleynhans was dispatched to the temple after receiving reports that two individuals were on the property consuming alcohol. Upon arrival Officer Kleynhans found two men consuming alcohol and breaking their empty bottles on site.

When the officer instructed both individuals to leave the property, an altercation took place resulting in the officer sustaining a laceration on his foot from the broken bottle pieces. Rusa medics responded to the scene were they found the officer bleeding profusely from his wound.

He was treated on scene for his injury before being transported to Victoria Hospital for further medical attention.

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