At 12.41 pm today the alarm was activated at 75 Canon Crescent after a sliding door was forced open. PWV security responded within minutes to find that the security gate had been forced open with a vehicle. The thieves had already fled the scene.Only a few household goods had been stolen.
At approximately 1pm four suspects with balaclavas confronted the househelp at 14 Buskruit and held a gun against her head whilst the accomplices ransacked the house. Iphones, cellphones, two tvs, jewelry, laptop and many other items stolen. Victim is still compiling list.
An eyewitness saw a grey Range Rover travelling at high speed near the scene and this is believed to be the getaway vehicle which the four suspects used.
It is believed the same suspects were involved in both crimes.
Romano v d Spuy CPF