ER24 paramedic robbed, stabbed

2014-05-14 19:02
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Johannesburg – An ER24 paramedic was robbed and stabbed at an ATM in Alexander, Johannesburg, on Wednesday morning.

ER24 reported that Kgaugelo Moroamohwebedu was withdrawing cash from an ATM when a BMW drove towards him and two men emerged, asking for his money.

He said one man returned to the car to fetch a gun. The second man then broke his juice bottle and attempted to stab him in the face.

According to ER24 he sustained four stab wounds on the arm he used to shield his face.

They demanded that he hand over his money and cellphone.

Unsatisfied with what they had, the robbers told him to hand over his utility vest and “drugs” but Moroamohwebedu refused.

“They assumed that because I am a paramedic I had medication such as morphine,” he explained.

Moroamohwebedu then walked from Alexandra to his base office in Bryanston, where he received medical treatment.

The matter has been reported to the police. 

- News24

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