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Girl, 15, survives being shot 9 times by burglars in Muldersdrift

2017-11-09 11:45

A 15-year-old girl has survived after she was attacked and shot nine times by a group of men at their home in Driefontein, in Muldersdrift, police have said.

British model allegedly robbed at luxury Hout Bay villa

2017-10-29 16:12

Five-star Maison Noir has confirmed to News24 that a robbery has taken place at the luxury Hout Bay villa where British tourists are believed to have been robbed of items to the value of about R1.4m.

#CrimeStats: 57 business robberies per day

2017-10-24 20:12

More than 20 000 South African businesses recorded armed robberies over the past year, which amounts to 57 attacks per day, the latest crime statistics have revealed.

Cop-turned-robber arrested, smuggled police rifle found under mattress

2017-09-28 12:33

Police have discovered that a constable was allegedly involved in a robbery at a shop in Cape Town, and was keeping an official R5 rifle hidden under a mattress at a friend's home.

Suspected bank robber shot dead by police inside KZN bank

2017-09-22 13:47

A suspected bank robber has died after he was shot by police while inside a bank in Tongaat, north of Durban, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.

Burglar gets life imprisonment for fatal robbery

2017-08-15 16:04

A burglar who stabbed a homeowner to death has been sentenced to life behind bars by a Polokwane court.

Hunt on for gunmen following Emerald Casino shootout

2017-04-18 11:37

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of more than 10 gunmen who held up staff and clients at Vanderbijlpark Emerald Resort and Casino.

Police hot on the heels of Johannesburg taxi gang

2017-03-24 12:29

The Gauteng government says police are close to making a breakthrough in their investigation of the gang rapes and robberies of several women in minibus taxis in Johannesburg.

AS IT HAPPENED: OR Tambo Heist - 'We cannot rule out inside job'

2017-03-09 12:00

During the briefing on the OR Tambo International Airport heist, acting police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane has said that at this stage of the investigation, the possibility of an inside job cannot be ruled out.

SA's biggest heists

2017-03-09 08:40

From chiselling into safe rooms to drugging security guards, South Africa’s most high-profile heists are the stuff movies are made of.

 

EMS crew ambushed on N2 while taking boy, 8, to hospital

2017-11-08 13:26

An ambulance has been ambushed and the crew robbed, while transporting an eight-year-old boy to hospital.

Crimes against business slow in Q2 - data

2017-10-27 10:49

There has been a decline in crimes against business during the second quarter of the year, according to the Bryte Crime Tracker.

Heroic train driver in recovery after rescuing commuters

2017-10-03 16:20

A Metrorail train driver has been hailed as a hero after he was stabbed while rescuing four female passengers from armed robbers.

Dutch tourists robbed at gunpoint by bogus cop, other suspects

2017-09-26 09:23

Police have confirmed that one of the men who robbed a group of 36 Dutch tourists in Johannesburg, was dressed in police uniform.

Cash grabbed after drop safe bombed at Cape Town petrol station

2017-09-04 15:03

A group of suspects has fled with an undisclosed amount of cash after they bombed a drop safe at a petrol station on Sandown Road, Sunningdale in Table View, according to police.

7 heist suspects in dock following cash-in-transit shootout

2017-07-13 14:28

Seven suspects accused of being behind a cash-in-transit heist which resulted in a fatal shootout with police, are expected to appear in the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court.

Shop assistant killed in robbery in Eastern Cape

2017-04-02 16:42

A 24-year-old shop assistant has been killed during a robbery in the Willowvale area, Eastern Cape police have said.

Police tight-lipped on R24m OR Tambo cash heist

2017-03-09 15:18

The South African Police Service has remained tight-lipped about how robbers made off with millions in cash from OR Tambo International Airport.

UJ students robbed at gunpoint on campus

2017-03-09 11:06

Two armed robbers have held up students inside a laboratory at the University of Johannesburg's Kingsway campus in an incident that ended in a shoot-out.

OR Tambo heist details point to involvement of corrupt cops - DA

2017-03-08 15:15

The alleged use of a police car in the R24m heist at OR Tambo International Airport could point to the involvement of corrupt cops, DA MP Zakhele Mbhele has said.

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