Special team to probe Theescombe robberies

Police, watchdog groups, security firms join forces in bid to end criminals’ terrifying attacks on householders

While the victims of a recent spate of house robberies in Theescombe and surrounding areas are still battling to deal with their traumatic encounters, the police have put together a task team to track down the culprits and improve security at smallholdings in the area.

Police officials had a meeting with the Theescombe Neighbourhood Watch, community policing forums and private security operatives to formulate a plan that could either net the well-organised robbery gangs or drive them out of the area...

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