Local residents are being urged to remain vigilant following an attempted vehicle theft incident in Heliodor street in Laudium on Monday evening.
Three black males travelling in a white Colt LDV allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle belonging to a Heliodor street resident when they were were spotted by an alert neighbor. The suspects then abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene.
According to an eyewitness, the same vehicle has been spotted on numerous instances driving around late at night in Laudium.
The white Colt LDV has also been identified as being involved in the possible theft of vehicles and vehicle batteries around Laudium.
A cellphone which is believed to be of one of the suspects was found during the incident. SAPS are investigating further.
The community are once again being urged to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police by calling the police 10111 emergency number.
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