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Port Elizabeth man stabbed multiple times as home intruders flee with cellphones

MAY 12, 2017
Port Elizabeth man stabbed multiple times as home intruders flee with cellphones

Police in Port Elizabeth have appealed to residents for assistance with information that might assist them solve a case of house robbery following an attack on a Seaview couple on Thursday night.

According to police spokepserson, Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg, a 52-year-old man and his 45-year-old wife were asleep at their home with the sliding door open when three men wearing balaclavas entered and overpowered them.

The suspects were apparently armed with screwdrivers and an axe.

Captain van Rensburg said that the suspects stabbed the man multiple times before fleeing with two cellphones from the home.

She said anyone with information that might lead to the arrest of the suspects should contact the Kabega Park police station.