At least a car a day stolen in Lansdowne

2015-08-18 06:01

The Lansdowne policing precinct is currently seeing a spike in the theft of cars. This spike has been happening since March this year.

According to Lansdowne police spokesperson Sergeant Nkululeko Mnyaka police reports reflect that at least one car gets stolen in the precinct daily.

“The most problematic places are the entertainment places, night clubs, the train station and also business premises – in the parking areas. Mostly old cars are targeted, such as Toyotas, Isuzus, Volkswagens, Mazdas, Fords and Nissans,” Mnyaka says.

Lansdowne police station commander Colonel Jan Alexander urges all entertainment places and businesses to strengthen their security in their premises and parking area.

“Some parking areas have car guards and it is not understandable how the vehicles go missing under the watch of the car guards. We call upon the business owners to have car guards profiled or checked at the police station.”

V

Anyone with information can contact the Lansdowne detectives on 021 700 9000 or 082 576 2804. Anonymity for information given is guaranteed

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
 

Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.