77-year-old farmer attacked on his farm near Levubu

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POLOKWANE – Police in Makhado have launched a manhunt for armed suspects involved in a house robbery at the Vygeboomsdrift Farm near Levubu on Tuesday afternoon, 3 April.

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According to police spokesperson, Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe, two unknown suspects held the domestic worker at gunpoint and ransacked the house.

The suspects then found the 77-year-old farm owner lying on his bed, demanded firearms and robbed a 222 rifle with three rounds of ammunition. They then fled the scene.

“No one was injured or killed during the incident and no arrests have been made as yet,” Ngoepe said.

Anyone with information which can assist the police in the arrest of the suspects are urged to contact Detective Sergeant Malebo Mavhungu at 071 230 0968; the crime stop number 0860010111; the crime line sms 32211 or the nearest police station.

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Raeesa Kimmie
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