Closing off N7 foot access from Richwood
I live in the Richwood, Milnerton suburb for the last 2 and a half years. In this short time. Our house has been broken into 3 times and my car once. On Sunday, 24 January 2016 my 11 year old son was jumped by 3 men in our driveway as he was on his way out and they got away with his new bicycle he got for his birthday in December the month before. My husband heard the ruckus and jumped in the car after the thieves. He managed to catch-up with the one on the bike and knocked him off the bike, but in the process our car / bike was damaged.
The main reason for all this petty crime is the foot access from Du Noon, across the N7 into our neighbourhood. Droves of Du Noon residents walk through our suburb looking for work, but in between we have the criminals who hides between the job seekers and terrorize our neighbourhood.
I am therefore asking the Richwood / Burgundy Estate residents to sign this petition for erection of a fence/wall to cut the foot traffic off from the N7 through our neighbourhood. This will eliminate a large portion of the opportunity crimes taking place, and make our children a little bit safer in their parks and on their bikes. I would really want my son to have a childhood and do the simple things that kids are entitled to.
Concerned Parent and Resident