• Hannah Phillips

Two Wells Residents Urged to Report Incidents to Police

A recent spate of thefts in the Two Wells area has prompted local police to remind residents to remain vigilant in keeping their vehicles locked when unattended.

In the majority of offences reported to police, the thefts were from motor vehicles parked in the driveway or outside the victim’s home but were left unlocked.

“These thieves were opportunistic and preyed on people who were lax with their security”, said Brevet Sergeant Grant Devlin, Officer in Charge of Two Wells Police Station.

“We ask residents to ensure their valuables are not left in plain sight and ideally, are removed when leaving the car unattended.”

Police are urging local residents to report all thefts and incidents to police, no matter how minor in nature they think they might be.

Police believe that there may be other incidents in the township which have not been reported during the same period.

For more tips on how to reduce your chances of become a victim of theft, visit the SAPOL website.

Local police would like to thank the community for their assistance and ask that anyone noticing any suspicious behaviour to call police immediately on 131 444 – timely reporting can assist police to apprehend offenders and prevent further crimes.

Of note on Sunday 20 May, a 28-year-old man from no fixed address was charged with illegal use of a motor vehicle after a car was stolen from Kaye Avenue, Two Wells on 16 May.

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