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SAT 15-06-19 - 5 Attacks 1 Murder in 1 Day (5 Provinces WC-NC-MP-KZN-GT)

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« on: June 17, 2019, 10:43:15 pm »

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Saturday evening (15/6/19) - There were 5 attacks and one murder on Saturday. Brief summary in the comments section.

"Police in the Western Cape are on the hunt for three men believed to be involved in an attempted house robbery in Citrusdal on Saturday evening. An elderly couple from Saldanha Bay were visiting a home in the area when the attack happened.

Sergeant Leandre Brooks of the Citrusdal police said the couple were overpowered by the three men, one of which was carrying a firearm, while the other two were carrying "sharp objects".

"As the man, 68, was fighting off one of the attackers, one of them grabbed the elderly man by the throat and overpowered him," said Brooks. The man, however, was able to fight back and activated the panic alarm. The suspects fled without taking any items from the home.

"The man suffered injuries to his face, arm and hands," added Brooks.

The elderly man received medical attention for his injuries. Arrests are yet to be made.

A case of attempted robbery and pointing a firearm were opened, said Brooks. Billy Claasen, executive director of the Rural and Farmworkers Development Organisation condemned the attack, calling on police to "leave no stone unturned and to catch the culprits responsible for this evil attack on our elderly people".

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Aslo a FACEBOOK Post - - Stats Comment by Sara Irvin

Saturday was a shocker for farming communities. Five attacks and one murder in one day, 5 different provinces - Western Cape, Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, KZN, Gauteng.

#FarmAttack 15/6/2019: Citrusdal, WC - Visitor at a farm was attacked by three suspects armed with a firearm, knife and knob kerrie. Victim fought back, stabbed and hit, managed to flee into the house and activate the panic alarm. Suspects fled, no arrests made.

#FarmAttack 15/6/2019: Prieska, NC - Two attackers armed with knives entered the farmers house, but were surprised by the farmers dog who proceeded to bite, and scare them off. Dog was stabbed several times but survived. SAPS on scene, no arrests made.

#FarmAttack 15/6/2019: Standerton, MP - Unknown number of suspects confronted and assaulted a security guard. They then made off with a pick-up truck, electronics and various firearms from the safe. No arrests made.

#FarmMurder 15/6/2019: Port Shepstone, KZN - Farm worker Luan Preston found murdered in his room on Davids Farm, Oslo beach. Signs of strangulation and various lacerations. No sign of forced entry. Emergency services on scene, no arrests.

#FarmAttack 15/6/2019: Apiesrivier area, GP - Two young victims (26) attacked at around 03:00 by an unknown number of attackers. Male victim severely assaulted, female victim raped. Follow up operation continues.

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