Mooi River family attacked

2015-07-14 06:42

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A MOOI River man was confronted at his home by five men who threatened to rape his daughter on Saturday afternoon.

According to police spokes­person Major Thulani Zwane, at about 4 pm, a Mooi River family were allegedly attacked by five armed unknown men at their farm in West End Road, Mooi River.

It is believed the men threatened to rape the man’s daughter ­unless he showed them where the safe is located. After the man followed their instructions, the five men robbed the family of their valuables at gunpoint.

The men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, cellphones and firearms before speeding off in the family’s vehicle.

A case of house robbery was opened at Mooi River police station and no arrest has been made.

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