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Uitenhage woman attacked and left unconscious in her home by thugs

Jul 26, 2018
Uitenhage woman attacked and left unconscious in her home by thugs

Police in Uitenhage are investigating a house robbery after a woman was attacked and left unconscious in her house in Uitenhage on Wednesday.

"At around 11:30, it is believed that an unknown number of suspects forced open a kitchen door of a house in Mosel Road, Uitenhage," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"It is further said that a 51-year-old woman that was in the house managed to press a panic button of a private security."

She was later found in the house unconscious with serious head injuries.

"At this stage, police are not certain whether anything was stolen from the house, but it was ransacked," he added.

"The victim was admitted at the local hospital."

Police are urging anyone with information that could assist with their investigation to contact the investigating officer, Sergeant Andile Gusha at 082 441 8139 or to share information via Crime Stop 08600 10111."