Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-10-06 06:00

Suspect breaks into garage: Verulam

At approximately 4.15pm on Tuesday 27 September members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were dispatched to a home on Mimosa Road in Lotusville, Verulam after receiving reports of a break-in.

Upon arrival the home owner informed officers that a lone suspect had gained entry into her garage by forcing the metal door in.

While searching for valuables the suspect realised that he had been spotted by the home owner.

He then stole a tool box containing a variety of tools and an ironing board before fleeing from the property.

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

Head on collision: Verulam

At approximately 4.30pm on Wednesday 28 September members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Buxon Street in Verulam after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision.

Upon arrival a VW Golf and a Hyundai Tucson were found to have collided head on. The driver of the VW Golf sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention.

It is alleged that the Golf was travelling down Buxon Street when the 19-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle which veered into the oncoming lane and collided into the Hyundai Tucson.

The two occupants of the Hyundai Tucson were not injured in the collision.

Theft of motor vehicle: Tongaat

Be on the lookout for a white Toyota Hilux bakkie with registration NJ 7860.

The vehicle was stolen from Buffelsdale in Tongaat. It had a “Gas Flow” sticker on the tail gate and a quarter tank of fuel at the time of the theft.

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

Theft of motor vehicle: Tongaat

Be on the lookout for a 2006 Toyota Run X with registration VINODHA - ZN. The vehicle was stolen from the Tongaat CBD on Friday 30 September.

It had a quarter tank of fuel and no security devices at the time of the theft.

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

Hit and run: Verulam

At approximately 10.43am on Saturday 1 October Rusa officers and medics were dispatched to an informal settlement in Everest Heights, Verulam after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision.

Upon arrival the driver of a Ford Courier bakkie explained that while parked on the roadside a white Toyota Condor knocked into his vehicle while the driver was reversing up hill.

The force of the impact caused his vehicle to knock into a 24-year-old woman who was standing behind his bakkie.

She sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene before being transported to hospital.

The driver of the Toyota Condor fled the scene in his vehicle shortly after the collision.

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