Lavender Hill residents are up in arms after the arrest of a suspect on Thursday, in connection with the murder of a 13 year old girl from Montagu Village. Western Cape police said a 50 year old suspect in Stellenbosch has now been linked to the murder of Rene Tracy[…]
The family of missing 13-year-old Rene Roman was anxious on Wednesday morning amid uncertainty about a body that was found in a house on their street. “We don’t know for sure. We must just wait and see,” her sombre stepfather Mervin Jacobs told News24. Police were greeted by a strong[…]
The Community Police Forum (CPF) in Steenberg has called off a search for a missing teenager from Lavender Hill, after “exhausting all areas” this weekend. Réne Tracey Roman, 13 years old, was last seen by her friend in Lavender Hill on Friday at 13.45pm. It’s uncertain what circumstances may have[…]
Lavender Hill is one of the most dangerous communities on the Cape flats, with gang violence considered one of the major issues that affect residents within the area. Residents main concern is that their children are not safe travelling to school. In an attempt to ensure the safety of your[…]
Following the arrest of a teenager in Lavender Hill on Wednesday, residents reportedly stoned police vehicles and fired shots, Western Cape police said on Thursday. Captain Frederick van Wyk, police’s provincial spokesperson, said the attack came after members of Operation Combat apprehended a 16-year-old female suspect. Operation Combat, the unit[…]
Police have confirmed that the recent fatal shooting in Lavender Hill is in fact gang related. Two men were killed and two other people hurt late Tuesday afternoon. Steenberg Police Station Commander, Jan Alexander says while the investigation into the incident continues, law enforcement will be working with residents to[…]
Hundreds of residents from Lavender Hill paid their respect at the janazah of 19 year old, Shafeeqa Kiel on Monday. The community stood together as they mourned the death of the latest victim of gang shooting in the area. Kiel and a close friend got caught in a gang crossfire on[…]
Police are investigating an incident in which six men were shot on the front lawn of a house in Cape Town’s Lavender Hill this weekend. Spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said on Monday that the men were shot and wounded outside a house in Chapel Street. An unknown number of[…]
Taxi violence continues to spiral out of control in Seawinds near Lavender Hill, with two people shot on Thursday morning. A father and son were killed at 6am, in an incident reported to be linked to the on-going taxi wars in the Retreat and Lavender Hill areas. The Retreat Taxi[…]
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