Crowbar being used in CT house robberies

Authorities are investigating recent robberies in Durbanville Hills, Brackenfell and Welgelegen

FILE: Police are hunting for suspects after a spate of house robberies in Cape Town's northern suburbs. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Police are hunting for suspects after a spate of robberies in Cape Town's northern suburbs.

It's understood criminals gain entry to homes using crowbars.

Authorities are investigating recent robberies in Durbanville Hills, Brackenfell and Welgelegen.

The police's Andre Traut says, "These cases are under investigation, there is no indication that one specific gang is responsible but rather a group of people using the same modus operandi."