crowbar gang

Athlone busineses still tense, despite arrests

Businesses that were targeted by the notorious ‘Crowbar Gang’ months ago believe that not even the arrests of four of its members will make it safe for them to trade. The Athlone business district bore the brunt of brazen attacks by the infamous syndicate just weeks apart. The chairperson of[…]

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Athlone police following ‘leads’

Athlone police cannot verify whether a syndicate of criminals targeting businesses and homes in the area is the work of the notorious ‘crowbar gang’.  Several attacks on the Athlone business district have taken place in the past few weeks, leaving the community in fear. Athlone police spokesperson Captain Zeta Norman[…]

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Crowbar gang strikes

A syndicate widely known as the ‘Crowbar Gang’ targeted a business on Friday morning, this time in Crawford, Athlone. Popular eatery The Lounge in Kromboom road was broken into at 6.30am, allegedly by four men.  Footage from CCTV cameras show the suspects confronting a cleaner who was mopping the floor[…]

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