November 07 2008 at 08:41AM
A 40-year-old Brits man was shot dead by robbers at his farm, North West police said on Friday.
Superintendent Lesego Metsi said four armed men broke a window to gain entry into the house in Rooikoppies in Brits at 1:45am.
The robbers found the man's son watching television and forced him to his father's bedroom.
"They shot the man in the head, the boy was unharmed.
"The robbers took R250 cash, a Plasma TV, bank cards and cellphones," said Metsi.
They also took the family's Mazda 6 vehicle - registration VVS239GP, he said.
The man was taken to hospital but died on arrival.
No arrests have been made. - Sapa