Stay cautious in festivities

2015-11-25 06:23

BETHLEHEM. Z The festive season has arrived and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will be working non-stop to fight crime in Bethlehem, but the fight will be fruitless without the community’s help.

The SAPS is appealing to the community to cooperate in making Bethlehem a safer place during this festive season.

According to the SAPS, most crimes occur at night at clubs, and the crimes are mostly liquor related.

The SAPS urged people to stop walking alone at night as they are often attacked and robbed.

When going home after a visit to a club, walk in a group. Even two people walking together at night, is still a risk.

People are also warned against taking short cuts at graveyards, as they might become victims of rape, assaults and robberies.

Some people will be leaving for holidays and they will leave their houses unattended. They are urged to inform their neighbours.

People must not leave the house lights on, as it will attract criminals. People must take precaution in every way to ensure safety.

Contact the Bethlehem Police Station on 058-307-5700 or 08600-10111 for any information about criminal activities happening in the area.


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