Police search for suspects who robbed woman (77)

2018-03-07 06:01

The police in Bloemspruit are searching for two suspects who robbed a 77-year-old woman.

According to Const. Peter Kareli, police spokesperson, the unidentified robbers ransacked the house after entering through a window.

He said the victim had been awakened by the noise of breaking glass and the alarm going off. The incident occurred on Thursday (01/03) at about 01:00.

“Two unknown men gained entrance through the window of the victim’s bedroom and demanded money. The suspects locked the victim in her bedroom and ransacked the house,” said Kareli.

“They took electrical appliances, a plasma screen television and two cellphones, and fled.”

The police appeal for the public’s assistance in tracing the robbers. Anyone with information can call the investigative officer, Capt. Aaron Mokhashane, on 084-318-7308.

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