Women jump off moving train to escape robbers

2010-07-16 15:44

Four women jumped off a moving train to escape two robbers in

Sommerset West, Western Cape.

The police’s Constable Suzan Jantjies said the robbers threatened

them with a beer bottle on the train they boarded at Firgrove railway station at

7.30pm yesterday.

The robbers ordered them to hand over their belongings, she


However, the women jumped off the train when it started moving. The

robbers also jumped off the train and fled on foot.

Jantjies said all four women, who were aged between 20 and 28, were

injured and were taken to the Helderberg hospital. The robbers have since been



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