Oscar's aunt robbed in her Waterkloof home

2017-02-03 10:43
Lois Pistorius during Oscar's trial. (Deaan Vivier, Netwerk24)

Lois Pistorius during Oscar's trial. (Deaan Vivier, Netwerk24)

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Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius’s aunt was robbed in her upmarket Pretoria home on Wednesday.  

The disgraced Paralympian’s aunt  Lois, 59, was confronted in her home, Pistorius family spokesperson Johan van Wyk told Huisgenoot.

Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said in a statement that a relative of Pistorius returned to her Waterkloof home from a shopping trip around 15:50.

She was still in the garage when a man wielding a hammer approached her, Netwerk24 reported. He threatened her and demanded her rings. He took her handbag, which was on the front passenger seat.

Two robbers brandishing firearms held up her housekeeper and a security guard. The robbers made their getaway in a black car parked outside the house. 

Brooklyn police were investigating if Pistorius was followed home from the mall, Masondo said.

No one was injured and no arrests had been made.

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