Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-10-27 06:00

House break-in suspect arrested: Verulam

At approximately 11.13am on Sunday 16 October members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Kestel Grove in Dawncrest, Verulam after receiving reports of a house break-in in progress.

Upon arrival officers noticed a suspect fleeing the property. Officers pursued and arrested the suspect. He was taken back to the home and it was established that he had broken into an outbuilding and had stolen several power tools, which was recovered.

The suspect was handed over to authorities for further investigation.

Pupils stabbed during fight: Verulam

A 19-year-old pupil was seriously injured after being stabbed during a fight with three unknown individuals in Trenance Park, Verulam on Monday 17 October.

At approximately 2.30pm members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from the public requesting medical assistance for the injured boy.

Upon arrival Rusa medics stabilised the critically injured Grade 12 pupil before rushing him to hospital.

It is alleged that the pupil got involved in a fight with the three unknown men when one of them drew a knife and stabbed him once in the chest.

The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

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

Theft of motor vehicle: Tongaat

Be on the lookout for a red VW Polo 1.2 TSi, registration NJ 52065. The vehicle was stolen at night on 21 October from Gopalall Hurbans Road in Tongaat. It had no security devices and was extremely low on fuel at the time of the theft.

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

Hit and run: Verulam

A 60-year-old man was injured after being knocked down on the north-bound lane of the R102 near the Ottawa intersection on Friday night.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from passing motorists reporting the incident.

Upon arrival the pedestrian was treated for his injuries before being transported to hospital in a serious condition.

Witnesses reported seeing a white Hyundai H100 bakkie knocking down the pedestrian before fleeing the scene.

Pedestrian knocked down: Verulam

A pedestrian was injured after being knocked down by an Opel Astra while attempting to cross the R102 near the Verulam intersection on Saturday morning.

At approximately 8.10am members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving several calls from the public reporting the incident.

Upon arrival the 31-year-old pedestrian was found lying on the south-bound lane. He had sustained moderate injuries and was treated on scene before being transported to hospital.

The driver of the Opel Astra was not injured. - Supplied.

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