Robbers shoot father and son on N3 highway

2016-01-26 11:28


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Johannesburg – The hunt is on for a group of men who shot and wounded a father and son on the N3 north and also robbed them, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

The man was driving from his Wynberg business, where he had collected cash, to Bedfordview to pick up his son shortly after noon on Monday when the robbers began following them, Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

The men were wearing balaclavas and driving a white Audi. Several shots were fired.

The father and son ran out of petrol on the N3 north. The robbers confronted them, shot them and stole an undisclosed amount of money.

The son was in a critical condition in hospital.

Cases of attempted murder and armed robbery were being investigated.

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