A trusted source reports that the theft of old model vehicles during nights form yards is becoming a trend in Exit 3 and 5 in Alabama. There had also been an incident in Amanda and Lepoldt Str, Lahoff, where vehicles were reportedly stolen. There was also an attempt at Lyon Flats in Wilkoppies.

It is best to park your car in the garage at night, when possible. Also, lock your car doors and close the windows when you are away from your vehicle. Avoid leaving belongings on the seats or in the car.

Parents are also urged to sensitise their children to be very careful and alert when walking in the streets, especially hot spot areas such as Golf Street, Noord Street, Boom Street etc, and walking home from school. Cell phones and other belongings are reportedly being grabbed from their hands.