Ricochet News

KwaNobuhle resident injured in early morning house robbery, police appeal for leads

Nov 1, 2017
KwaNobuhle resident injured in early morning house robbery, police appeal for leads

Police in Uitenhage on Wednesday appealed to the public for assistance with information that might assist them in their investigations after a homeowner was attacked and robbed by five men in KwaNobuhle early on Wednesday morning.

"Today at around 2am, it is alleged that five men wearing balaclavas and armed with knives forced open a kitchen door of a house in Gwali Street, KwaNobuhle," described Uitenhage police.

"The suspects stabbed and injured a 30-year-old homeowner several times in the upper body, before stealing several household items.

"A victim was later taken to hospital for medical treatment."

Police are appealing to anyone with information that could lead to the arrests of the suspects to contact Crime Stop 08600 10111.