Monday, 8 March 2010

Three held for stabbing 80-year-old woman

February 23 2010 at 06:10PM

Three youths were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stabbing and robbing an 80-year-old woman in Sedgefield, Western Cape police said.

"Anne Robb sustained serious multiple stab wounds to her body during the robbery at her home on Monday," Captain Malcolm Pojie said.

"Electronic equipment, including a laptop that was found in the possession of the suspects had been recovered and confiscated as evidence."

The suspects were aged between 14 and 17-years-old.

The woman was in the intensive care unit at the Knysna Private Hospital, Pojie said.

The youths would appear in the Knysna Magistrate's Court on Thursday. - Sapa


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