Men call Free State medics to robbery

2013-04-09 09:13
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Welkom - Two paramedics from Welkom had to receive trauma counselling after they rushed to the scene of an apparent emergency - only to find two robbers who threatened to kill them and robbed them.

The paramedics were not identified to protect them, reported Volksblad.

The man and the woman reacted to a call at about 04:00 by a caller who said he would meet the ambulance and take them to a patient who was seriously ill.

When they arrived at the designated spot, two men pulled out guns and demanded their cellphones.

The robbers then argued about whether they should shoot the paramedics.

One of the robbers told them to leave and the robbers were still arguing when the paramedics managed to speed off.   

Police were investigating.

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