Five-year-old boy wounded in crossfire

Police are looking for the shooters who wounded a five-year-old boy in Beacon Valley at the weekend.

The boy was caught in the crossfire of rival gangs on Saturday July 27 at 9.30am, in Lagonda Street and was admitted to hospital for treatment.

Police are asking the public to come forward with information. Call Crime Stop on 08600 10111 if you have any information.

Police also arrested a 41-year-old man in Westridge after law enforcement found 180 lobster tails in a deep freezer at his Farrier Street house on Thursday July 25.

The man was due to appear in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrate’s Court on Monday July 29 on charges relating to the unlawful possession of lobster tails.

Last week, police arrested several men and a teenager for illegal weapon possession. All were due to appear in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrate’s Court on Monday July 29.

Most of the arrests were in Tafelsig, while one was in Eastridge.

Police confiscated a pistol, a shotgun a special firearm, as well as an imitation firearm and zip gun, and several rounds of ammunition during the arrests.

One arrest, on Saturday July 27, was made by the SAPS’ Provincial Tactical Response Team.