Be alert, advises cop boss Lamoer after burglary

2015-03-18 10:19
Arno Lamoer with an unknown woman after the break-in at his home. (Edrea du Toit, Netwerk24)

Arno Lamoer with an unknown woman after the break-in at his home. (Edrea du Toit, Netwerk24)

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Cape Town - Keep your doors locked at all times and be alert, Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer advised following a break-in at his home in the northern suburbs of Cape Town.

About 20 police officers gathered around Lamoer’s Panorama home on Tuesday following the burglary which occurred between 04:00 and 06:00.

The burglars made off a computer, television and meat, reported Netwerk24. No arrests have been made.

Lamoer said there were people in the home at the time of the incident but they only became aware of the break-in when they woke up.

Lamoer told Netwerk24 homeowners must make sure their doors are always locked, their alarms activated and to know their suburb and neighbours.

According to crime statistics for the Parow region where Lamoer’s home is located, burglaries in the area rose sharply from 626 in 2009 to 1 018 in 2014.

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