ARTICLES RELATING TO HOUSE ROBBERIES

Suspect arrested after Gauteng cop gunned down during house robbery

2019-08-26 21:20

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has condemned the killing of a police officer in Dobsonville, Soweto, on Sunday night.

Wild midnight robber chase

2018-05-02 16:57

Two burglars got an icy dunking in a swimming pool in the early hours of Tuesday after Hilton residents who were woken from their slumbers “hunted” them down via community Whats­App groups as they fled from one property to the next.

‘We’ll defeat gold gang’

2018-02-19 13:45

The recent wave of armed robberies in the Northern suburbs has residents living in fear, with many increasing security measures and exercising greater caution.

Robbers terrorise two families

2018-02-08 13:27

Robbers who targeted precious jewellery threatened to rape an Orient Heights couple’s daughter if they did not give them the loot they wanted.

Brazen robber returns

2017-11-22 13:55

An elderly Wembley couple and their son were tied up, threatened with a knife and robbed for the second time in two months on Tuesday morning.

Robbery victim hails cops

2017-08-25 14:19

A Clarendon woman who was bound and gagged during a house robbery on Tuesday has praised local police for their quick response and “amazing” support.

Plucky old dog alerts owner about robber

2017-08-11 15:18

It was thanks to the alertness of his old dog that an 81-year-old Hayfields man was able to shoot and wound an intruder trying to run away.

Robbery ordeal for brothers

2016-12-22 11:06

A young man and his teenage brother described their horror ordeal when armed robbers broke into their Hilton home early on Wednesday morning.

Athlone burglers threaten guard

2016-11-23 09:58

A brazen burglary in Athlone saw two armed men threaten a security guard before telling him to “move” away from the house.

New ‘five-minute’ gang caught on camera

2016-10-25 11:19

Explicit camera footage reveals how a new breed of the notorious “five-minute gang” struck at a Raisethorpe home last week.

 

Man killed in robbery

2018-09-10 15:54

“It is unbelievable that something so terrible should happen to a someone who was such a good person.”.

Attack at top school

2018-03-20 13:30

A Michaelhouse staff member and his family were robbed at gunpoint on Monday morning when five men entered the school estate and broke into the man’s home.

Jewellery robbers strike again

2018-02-15 13:45

Robbers targeting precious jewellery in the Orient Heights area have struck again.

‘My life flashed before my eyes’

2017-11-24 13:45

“Mm life flashed before my eyes three times in one hour.”.

Crimes around city’s parks and forests on the rise

2017-09-20 14:50

Parks and forests in the city are becoming a haven for criminals, who are increasingly targeting homes that are adjacent to these leafy areas.

Three break-ins see couple leave house

2017-08-21 13:42

A Bisley Heights family are living in fear after experiencing three break-ins in four weeks.

Top cop attacked and robbed in own home

2017-01-26 13:00

A top Port Elizabeth cop has been attacked and robbed in his Summerstrand home.

Burglars shoot at family

2016-11-28 10:48

A Hayfields couple are reeling after a gang of men who they believe to be one of the notorious five-minute gangs terrorising the city, opened fire on their car as they returned home on Sunday.

Prestbury homes hit

2016-11-11 09:37

The peace of the Prestbury area was shattered on Thursday after two houses were burgled within the space of two hours in broad daylight.

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