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Policing & safety on Cape Town beaches

| With thousands expected to visit local shores, there are challenges in ensuring the safety of the public from both crime and water safety perspective. Listen as NSRI spokesman Craig Lambinon urges the public to be alert.

JOHANNESBURG - We're approaching that time of the year where beaches are the most popular escape for residents and visitors to the Mother City.

With thousands visiting local beaches, there are challenges in ensuring the safety of the public from both crime and swimming safety perspective.

A few of Cape Town's beaches have been targets for thieves and criminals.

Recent reports quoted some fishermen who say that at this time of the year in particular, they fish in groups and arm themselves with weapons.

There have also been several incidents of beachgoers being caught up by swells in the sea and some drownings.

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