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Cape Town – A police officer on duty at a voting station in Athlone was shot and robbed of his service pistol early on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said.

Four armed suspects attacked the sergeant at the voting station around 02:00, on the corner of Lawrence Road and Pliny Street, according to Lieutenant Colonel André Traut.

"The member sustained a gunshot wound and was admitted to hospital in a stable condition," he said.

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