Cape Town guard found tied up in drain

2012-04-30 09:45
Cape Town - A security guard was found tied up and badly injured in a covered drain in Montague Gardens, Cape Town, the Cape Times reported on Monday.

The man, 30, was found by his colleagues in Montague Drive around 03:00 on Sunday morning.

They became worried when he did not return from his round and searched for him in the area, eventually finding his shoe near a drain. They called his name and heard noises in the drain.

Police spokesperson Captain Frederick van Wyk told the newspaper the man had injuries to his face and head.

"There was also stolen property found on the premises, covered with pallets, as well as a crowbar and a knife covered with blood," he said.

The guard was in a critical but stable condition in hospital. No arrests had been made.

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