Forced off the road and robbed

15 June 2022

Hartbeespoort Dam – A 47-year-old woman traveling along Zilkaatsnek Road near Hartbeespoort Dam on Wednesday 25 May 2022, was forced off the road by three suspects in a white hatchback. Their driving was described as aggressive. 

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SAPS warning: 
number plate scam

15 June 2022

Rustenburg – A man’s car and luggage was stolen, under gunpoint, on the R24 Sunday 5 June. Criminals just get smarter and sneakier by the day. 

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Koster WhatsApp scammer in spotlight 

15 June 2022

Koster – Social media is a goldmine for scammers! They have even infiltrated WhatsApp groups to find their targets.

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Sexual offences, rape on the rise 

15 June 2022

North West – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in North West Province recorded an increase in the number of sexual offences and rape cases, according to the fourth quarter statistics of the 2021/22 financial year.  

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STRIPPING THE ECONOMY, one cable at a time

04 June 2022

Rustenburg – Dawid Erasmus, who is part of the Rustenburg Crime Combatting Forum (RCCF) and National Crime Assist (NCA), came across evidence of stripped stolen cables on Thursday 26 May.

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8 Learners seriously injured

31 May 2022

Rustenburg – Several parents’ worst fear came true on Tuesday 24 May, when they were notified that their kids were involved in an accident. 

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Police warning: ATMs in CBD

31 May 2022

Rustenburg – Bank card scammers and robbers are still on the prowl in Rustenburg and police are urging everyone to be extra vigilant when approaching an ATM.  

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Compost Gang intimidating community members

31 May 2022

Rustenburg – If you think that you have heard it all, you are wrong. A gang of about eight people, including a woman, illegally entered properties in Protea Park, and after throwing a bag or two of what might be compost onto their lawns, started intimidating the homeowners for large sums of money.

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The illegal reptile trade in Rustenburg 

31 May 2022

Rustenburg – A reader recently alerted us about yet another sale of indigenous reptiles. The hotspots are mostly along the R556 and R510 near Sun City as well as on the N4 close to Majakaneng.

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ANDREA’S MURDERER AWAITING VERDICT

31 May 2022

Rustenburg – Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren’s trial was concluded in the Palm Ridge Magistrates’ Court in Johannesburg on Friday 20 May.

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