Family of Pretoria brutally attacked during house robbery

Last weekend a family were attacked and robbed in their home in Pretoria, South Africa. Their niece was beaten with a crowbar, her husband stabbed and shot in the head. Their two young daughters were tied up and witnessed this gruesome event. Their niece’s husband survived. The bullet came out above his eye. They are […]
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Play dead, live another day – 89-year Sedgefield woman after attack

An 89-year-old Sedgefield woman is in good spirits and well on her way to recovery only days after she was violently attacked and robbed at her home last week. A sprightly Janet Rendell, who lives in the Groenvlei area with her husband Tony, this week relayed the scene that played itself out on 5 December, […]
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Women with kids robbed at gunpoint on beachfront

A visiting King William’s Town mother was robbed at gunpoint in front of her two young children when they went for a walk at the Port Elizabeth beachfront. Two gunmen attacked Maree Rushmere, 37, and her 66-year-old mother, Patricia Hayes, just metres from the Protea Hotel Marine. Police spokeswoman Colonel Priscilla Naidu said a case […]
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Man who was robbed and shot after car broke down on N4 freeway North dies

The man who was robbed and shot after his car broke down on the N4 freeway before the Rosslyn off-ramp on Friday has died. The family of 45-year-old Chris le Roux Junior confirmed that he died in the early hours of Saturday at Steve Biko hospital. “We thought he was going to pull through because […]
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Open season for criminals in SA – Foreign film crew robbed at Silvermine

As tourism season approaches, it is also open season for criminals and tourist officials are warning visitors to be wary. This after an international film crew was robbed by a knife- and spade-wielding gang at Peers Cave in Silvermine, a spot popular with tourists. According to people who were at the park on Saturday afternoon, […]
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Elderly couple assaulted, tied up and robbed on their farm in Mpumalanga

An elderly husband and wife were assaulted and robbed on their farm in Houtboshoek in the early hours of Monday morning. According to Bossies Community Justice’s (BCJ) Albert Gryvenstein, three suspects, one of which was armed, committed the crime. ”At 05:30 the suspects bent a burglar bar of a window in the study to get […]
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