ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBBERIES

Cop at Cape Town mall stops two armed robbers in their tracks

2019-08-19 18:42

A Cape Town policeman who was visiting Blue Route Mall in Tokai arrested two members of an armed gang after they hit a jewellery store on Monday.

Precious time: Cape Quarter jewel heist over in 90 seconds

2019-08-01 14:55

A robbery at a trendy Cape Town jeweller was over in 90 seconds thanks to the calmness of staff and an increasingly digitised inventory, the company has said.

How robbers operate

2019-03-11 09:25

About 80% of house robberies are committed with the help of domestic workers, gardeners and former employees — and robbers are not even deterred by alarm systems.

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WATCH: Bogus cops rob Nelspruit jewellery store

Police are searching for a group of men who robbed a jewellery store at I’langa Mall in Nelspruit. Watch.

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WATCH: Hammer-wielding thieves smash jewellery store display, grab watches

Four thieves made off with an undisclosed number of watches without even setting foot in the Centurion jewellery store they robbed. Watch.

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A royal heist: Thieves make off with Swedish crowns in speedboat

2018-08-02 08:59

Thieves in Sweden have walked into a small town's 14th-century cathedral in broad daylight and made off unchallenged with priceless jewels.

3 arrested after robbery at Cresta mall

2018-05-15 12:41

Three men have been arrested for the robbery of a Totalsports store at Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg.

Elderly woman shot dead, son-in-law wounded in Durban home robbery

2018-03-16 11:26

An elderly woman has been shot dead while her son-in-law sustained gunshot wounds during a robbery at their home in Westville, Durban.

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.

 

RLG jewellery heist: How thieves walked away with R300m in luxury goods - report

2019-08-18 11:41

A gang of thieves used hammers, chisels and angle grinders to break into RLG (Richemont Luxury Goods), which is part of Johann Rupert's Richemont business group on Friday, getting away with R300m worth of jewellery in the heist.

WATCH: Joburg businessman robbed and abducted by armed gang

2019-07-10 12:12

Brixton police are hunting for four armed men in connection with the armed robbery and abduction of a 79-year-old businessman in the area.

People robbed of ARVs because of whoonga myth

2018-12-08 07:28

A KwaZulu-Natal woman says she has been held up at knifepoint three times since August and robbed of her antiretroviral medication.

Quick-thinking local man helps bust bicycle thieves

2018-09-11 15:45

An eagle-eyed Pietermaritzburg man helped police recover stolen bicycles worth around R400 000 when he called in a suspicious vehicle while driving to Estcourt on Friday.

These real-life heists are even more thrilling than on the big screen

2018-08-02 13:52

The daring theft of priceless crown jewels dating back centuries from a small Swedish town's medieval cathedral is the latest in a long line of brazen jewelry thefts over the years

2 cash-in-transit heists foiled by police

2018-06-06 10:30

National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has praised all parties involved in stopping the crimes, particularly members of the community for responding rapidly.

Durban businessman shot during home robbery in stable condition - family

2018-03-16 18:37

The family of a prominent Durban businessman, who was shot and wounded during a robbery at his Westville home, say he is in a stable condition in hospital.

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.

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