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Jeffreys Bay man stabbed in early morning house robbery

Jul 14, 2017
Jeffreys Bay man stabbed in early morning house robbery

A 62-year-old Jeffreys Bay man sustained stab wounds after he was attacked by two armed men during a robbery at his house in the early hours on Friday.

"The complainant alleged that at around 01:30, he was asleep when he heard a noise in the premises, and opened a door to investigate," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli. 

"He alleged that two men with knives, stabbed him and was forced back into the house, where cash and cellphones were stolen.

"The suspects are believed to have fled on foot."

Humansdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier John Lebok, said: "Residents especially the elderly people are advised not to open their doors on hearing noise from strangers in their premises, instead, contact police 10111”.

Jeffreys Bay police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to share information via Crime Stop 08600 10111 or Crime Line 32211.