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Kidnapping attempts on Strand Beach

Cape Town’s beaches fill up over the festive season and the chaos and masses of people makes these packed areas prime spots for criminals. Recently, a Capetonian mother took to Facebook to warn others about an alleged kidnapping attempt she experienced on Strand beach. Rejéane Ritter explained how her family had[…]

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Child swept out to sea at Strand beach still missing

Rescue services continue to look for a child, believed to be 12-years-old, who disappeared in the surf on Saturday, August 24 at a beach in Strand. Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Strand station commander, said at 2.36pm NSRI Strand duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports[…]

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Body found washed up on rocks at Strand beach

The body of a man was been found on Strand Beach on Saturday morning, presumed to be that of a missing person who disappeared in the surf in the same vicinity after falling out of a craft a day ago. City of Cape Town Law Enforcement spokesperson, Wayne Dyason, confirmed[…]

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Man drowns at Strand Beach

A man drowned on Wednesday, and two other men and a woman were rescued at Strand Beach, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said that at around 15:30 the NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were alerted following reports of a drowning in progress. “Strand Surf Lifesaving[…]

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Teen drowns at Cape Town beach

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) will continue their search for a 17-year-old boy went missing while swimming in the Strand area on Thursday. The teen apparently ran into trouble while swimming with friends yesterday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement that paramedics, as well as the NSRI,[…]

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Missing teen’s body found

The body of an 18-year-old boy was found during a search and rescue mission on Saturday at the Strand main beach, City of Cape Town said. Vernon Naude was swept away by a rough rip current on Friday, while attempting to rescue his 13-year-old cousin, the city’s disaster management spokesman[…]

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