Car thieves back in Hartbeespoort

Car thieves are once again targeting Hartbeespoort.  A total of five cars were stolen the past weekend.

A silver Toyota Yaris was stolen at Village Mall on Friday afternoon and a blue Renault Sandero in Scott Street on Friday night. A grey Toyota Yaris was also stolen from stolen outside a pub in Schoemansville on Friday night.

On Saturday afternoon an orange-coloured Toyota Etios was stolen at a venue on the cableway road in Melodie and a white Ford Ranger was stolen from a restaurant in the Broederstroom area on Sunday afternoon.

“We urge centres and venues to beef up security and request community members to be more vigilant by not parking in isolated areas. Please report any suspicious vehicles and/or persons to security and the police, as well as neighbourhood watches,” said Romano van der Spuy, chairman of the Hartbeespoort community policing forum.