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Crime Snippets This Week

Compiled by Lt. September, Corporate Communications in Hermanus.

House Robbery

On Saturday at about 00h00 residents in an Onrus house were fast asleep and everything was in order, except for a window that was not closed .The resident was woken by a noise in the bedroom and she saw 2 males and shouted at them. One came and pulled her down and she was instructed to keep quiet . The suspects collected valuables like cameras laptops and jewellery to steal. The value of the property is R76 500S. The resident called the other family members and the suspects ran away. Two 23-year-olds and a 28-year-old were arrested and appeared in the magistrate court. At this stage a case of House Robbery has been opened for further investigation. No one was injured in this incident.

Murder in Zwelilhle

On Sunday at about 04:20 police were called to attend to a murder in  Phola Street Zwelilhe. On arrival the police were informed that the person was deceased. The deceased and the girlfriend were fighting and he stabbed his girlfriend. She protected herself from the  assault and she stabbed him. He sustained multiple wounds and died on the scene. The 29-year-old suspect was arrested and appeared in the magistrate court.

Abalone bust in Fisherhaven

On Wednesday at about 16:00 the Hermanus SAPS and members of the Department of Forestry and Fisheries received information of abalone in a house in Protea Street, Fisherhaven. In the back of the house in a Wendy house they found 13 bags of abalone. The total amount of abalone found was 1819. Abalone and crayfish and crayfish tails were also found in the house. His boat and vehicle was confiscated .The suspect, 48, and his wife, 40, were arrested and detained. The abalone was handed over to the Department of Forestry and Fisheries.

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