Elderly couple allegedly attacked in a farm in Tzaneen

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

TZANEEN- An elderly couple, aged 85 and 79 respectively, were allegedly attacked and firearms stolen on the farm in the Tzaneen policing area, on Saturday, 08 June 2024 at about 20:30.

Reports suggest that the couple were at their house when unknown suspects armed with pangas broke the windows of the house and gained entry.

The suspects threatened the victims and demanded money and firearms. They tied the couple with shoelaces and assaulted them.

They then robbed them of firearms with ammunition, including rifles and other items. Subsequently, they fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Commander Colonel Phoyisa Zitha on 082 414 3309, crime stop number on 08600 10111, or the nearest police or MySAPSApp.

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