The City’s Directorate of Safety and Security has urged residents and motorists to be extra cautious over the payday weekend.

This is when law enforcers see a significant spike in motor vehicle accidents and other crimes.

A total of 1,843 incidents have been reported to authorities between Friday 29 July and Sunday 31 July.

Mayoral committee member at the Directorate, JP Smith, says assault cases increased to 159 this past weekend, compared to last week’s 95 reported cases.

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