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Elderly man injured during house robbery in Jeffreys Bay

Aug 27, 2018
Elderly man injured during house robbery in Jeffreys Bay

Police are investigating a case of house robbery after an elderly couple was robbed in their house in Jeffreys Bay over the weekend.

"On Sunday, at around 06:30am, it is alleged that two suspects armed with knives forced open a garage door of a house in Melkhout Street, Kabeljous area in Jeffreys Bay," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"The two men armed with knives attacked (stabbed) a 67-year-old man that was watching television in the lounge.

"The victim's wife (66) was threatened, but not injured during the incident."

Sgt Nkohli said that the suspects stole four cellphones and undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene.

"Police are following all leads and are also urging anyone with information about the incident to contact the nearest police station."