ý ON Monday evening a MultiSecurity reaction officer reported an accident at the Albany Road and Bathurst Street intersection where a carrier vehicle truck hit a white Toyota bakkie. The control room requested SAPS as the reaction officer reported that the truck fled the scene of the accident. SAPS pursued the truck. A case was opened. ý A brazen thief targeted Nemato SPAR last Saturday afternoon in a sly and off the cuff move to defraud the store. A man wearing white trousers, a brown long sleeve T-shirt and khaki cap picked up discarded till slips and walked into the store, slyly taking items off shelves and asking the cashier for a refund. Nemato SPAR made contact with MultiSecuirty control room who despatched armed response. The manager requested MultiSecurity to keep a look out for the thief. SAPS was not requested.
ý Last Friday morning, in Broadway Street, a MultiSecutiy reaction officer reported that a client’s garage door was wide open. The control room phoned the client but the client’s phone was off. The reaction officer put the garage door on manual and closed it.
ý Early Friday evening, MultiSecurity received an alarm from a business in Wiersma Road. A reaction officer attended and noticed a container at the back of the premises was closed but not locked and was full of tools. MultiSecurity control room informed the owner who said that he will send someone to lock the door.
ý In Beach Crescent, early Saturday morning, a client contacted the MultiSecurity control room and reported a suspicious person in the yard. A MultiSecurity reaction officer attended and caught the man in Beach Road. SAPS attended and took the man away.
ý In Van der Riet Street, a break-in was discovered by a gardener at around 11am Saturday morning. The gardener reported that a door at the premises appeared to be forced open. MulitSecurity control room informed SAPS who attended to the scene. An attending MultiSecurity reaction officer reported that the suspect forced open the door at the left hand side of the house. The client requested that MultiSecurity contact a neighbour to assess if anything was missing. A locksmith also attended to the premises to fix the lock on the door.
ý Shortly before midnight last Monday, a suspicious person was spotted in Freshwater Road. An owner of one of the self-catering beach cottages called the MultiSecurity control room and requested armed response. The client phoned back and reported that the suspicious man has left the premises and may still be in the area. MultiSecurity patrolled the area and reported that they did not see anyone suspicious in the area.
DINNER WITH MOM: Cynthia Beresford was accompanied by her son Arthur at the GBS Port Alfred dinner last week