Verulam SAPS would like to warn the community to keep their doors and windows locked at all times.
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This warning comes after it is alleged a victim was robbed in his home by three armed suspects in the Verulam area, recently.
The victim was in his home in the evening with his front door left open when three suspects entered his home and threatened him with a firearm.
While he was held at gunpoint, suspects robbed him of his cellphone, television and various household items.
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Cpt Henry Kisten, communications officer of Verulam SAPS, said, “We are appealing to the community to take these warnings seriously as winter sets in and it gets darker earlier in the evenings, criminals will be more active. Always ensure your premises is securely locked and well lit. We are also warning the public not to carry large sums of cash or have expensive items visible when walking in the evenings, if walking in the evening cannot be avoided altogether.”
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