22 Nov 2012

Hout Bay is the “wild west” after this incident happened yesterday.

Hout Bay is the “wild west” after this incident happened yesterday.

Here is a tweet from @HBNW_Live:

21/11 – SAPS stoned in Hangberg by 30+ residents after finding R270K Perlemoen. 2 Members injured, no arrests made



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03 Sep 2012

The saga of the raiders of Hout Bay continues! How can we catch them?

Video by @

Midnight, home invasion in Mt Rhodes. Occupants tied up. Weapon..screwdriver?. No incidents elsewhere reported so these two at 01h30 are the likeliest suspects returning via a roundabout route over High Meadows.

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30 Aug 2012

Ever get the feeling you are being watched by big brother in Hout Bay?

The answer is you are if you are a thief…

Video from @

19h38 Raiders sit on pipe track for five minutes on a wet and very cold evening. One appears to show his accomplice the lie of the land and briefing him before the nights raid. Notice how they scope out a place to cross the fence. They leave and then….
21h25 Raiders return and cross the fence back to the track.
03h32 Raiders return and run back toward IY.

Midnight attempted break-in Woodcutters. 03h20 Robbery Vineyard. These two may be the culprits. Events fit the video time line.

Video is jumpy due to bandwidth limits at my end.

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22 Aug 2012

Hout Bay, the bastard child of Cape Town!

Hout Bay, the bastard child of Cape Town!

The following intro was written by a Hout Bay resident, Jodi Leza:

South Africans are always up in arms about something, perpetually shouting our wants and needs at our politicians, who continue to treat us as children. How do we take control of our lives and our futures? It’s clearly not enough for us to vote in order to make a change. We aren’t uneducated half-wits who are oblivious to the issues that arise when running a country but we all know that they, the politicians and people in power, could serve us better…

Click here to read the rest of the post on About a Girl in Bloom.

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11 Jan 2012

Exciting crime series from Hout Bay

The Dutch Tv recently produced this clip, showcasing our “neighbourhood watch”.

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