Ambulance crew robbed at gunpoint in Khayelitsha

2017-01-31 19:10
Paramedics protest over attacks against their colleagues. (Jenni Evans, News24)

Paramedics protest over attacks against their colleagues. (Jenni Evans, News24)

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Cape Town – An ambulance crew was held at gunpoint and robbed in Khayelitsha early on Tuesday morning, a Western Cape health official said.

The crew had attended to a call at Shwabane Crescent in J-section around 02:00 when they were accosted, said emergency medical services spokesperson Robert Daniels.

READ: Paramedics protest as attack accused remain behind bars

They were robbed of their cellphones and wallets.

The crew received trauma counselling and were booked off work until further notice.

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