Fisherman hijacked at gun point in Pumula

2018-11-08 06:01

SOUTHPORT police are investigating an armed robbery after two men who were fishing at Pumula on Monday, October 29 at about 6 pm were robbed at gunpoint.

According to police, the man (73) and his son-in-law (37) were approached by two unknown men who demanded firearms, of which the complainants had none.

During the incident, the aged man was shot in the thigh and sustained a stab wound in his hand. The younger man managed to flee to get assistance at a friend’s house and call the police.

The suspects fled in the victims black Isuzu double cab, taking a cellphone and all the fishing gear.

The stolen vehicle was later recovered in Umbumbulu and taken to the SAPS Isipingo pound. The two suspects are still at large.

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