Cape Town - Western Cape police are monitoring the situation in the Saldanha area following an illegal march, burning of tyres and throwing of stones in the roads and at police by a group of about 5 000 people on Thursday morning at about 3 am.
According to police, the protest occurred in the Irak and Middelpos informal settlements and spread to Diazville. Action was taken to disperse the crowd.
According to reports, the Diazville Civic and some of the buildings at the Tabakbaai Holiday Resort was set alight. No injuries were reported.
A case of public violence was opened for investigation.
Thursday morning's protest over poor service delivery follows two days of protest action in the Vredenburg area on the West Coast.