Saturday, 30 September 2006

Elderly woman 'gun-slapped' in Pretoria

September 28 2006 at 08:49PM

A 60-year-old woman was hit with a firearm and injured on Wednesday night when three armed men robbed her and a friend on her farm near Renosterspruit, south of Pretoria, police said.

Inspector Paul Ramaloko said on Thursday the woman and a friend had taken their dogs for a walk and on return were confronted by the robbers around 8pm on Wednesday.

"The robbers threatened them with firearms while they took their jewellery and home appliances."

They hit the woman with a firearm on the head before fleeing on foot.

She was taken to a local hospital. - Sapa


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