Mother, 2 children killed in Vanderbijlpark robbery

2015-12-03 11:11
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Johannesburg - A mother and her two children were shot and killed in Vanderbijlpark during an attempted house robbery in the early hours of Thursday, police said.

Police spokesperson Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng said two suspects entered the house at about 04:00.

"The husband, who was in his workshop [on the same property] at the time, heard gunshots and went to investigate. He was confronted by one suspect and a struggle started. The suspect managed to free himself and both suspects fled the scene," said Mofokeng.

The husband found the bodies of his wife and children inside the house.

"The victims were certified dead on the scene. No arrest has been made and police are appealing to the community to assist with information that can lead to the arrest of suspects," said Mofokeng.

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