Break-ins mar weekend

Items worth N.dollars 83 800 were stolen during a break-in at a house in Windhoek’s Otjomuise residential area on Saturday.

The Namibian Police Force in a crime report on Sunday said four men allegedly broke into the house around 05h00, using a bolt cutter to cut through the fence.

They fled with items including one television set, three laptops, one computer, six watches, two cellphones and clothing.

The clothes and two laptops have been recovered but there have been no arrests in connection with the matter and police investigations continue.

In a similar incident in Otjomuise, a woman was on Saturday held at gunpoint and robbed of items valued at N.dollars 33 600 after a suspect gained entrance to her residence.

The suspect allegedly accessed the house by removing a window in the living room around 04h00 before threatening the suspect with a firearm. He stole items including a TV, hard drive and cellphone.

The 33-year-old suspect has been arrested and investigations are ongoing.

In another break-in,
items worth N.dollars 58 000 were stolen from a house in Academia on Saturday.

The incident occurred between 02h00 and 02h30 and the robbers cut the electric fence to access the house.

A television, wallet and clothes were amongst the stolen items which have not been recovered yet.

No arrests have been made and police investigations continue.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency