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Hillbrow police interact with residents

Hundreds of people participated in a crime awareness march on Saturday, in Hillbrow.

JMPD searches a man during a patrol in Hillbrow on New Year's Eve. Pic: Taurai Maduna/EWN
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JOHANNESBURG - Hundreds of people participated in a crime awareness march on Saturday, in Hillbrow, Johannesburg. 

Police said Hillbrow has a stigma of high crime levels, which is why and they decided to interact with the community.

Station commander Brigadier Vukile Ntandane said police are hopeful that  people will report crime-related incidents more regularly. 

He said people are not encouraged to report crimes, and added that patrolling the area was not enough to combat crime.

(Edited by Thato Motaung)

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