Western Cape ambulance crew robbed while treating patient

Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)
Ambulance. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Cape Town - A Western Cape ambulance crew were accosted by armed robbers while providing medical assistance, the province’s health emergency medical services said on Tuesday.

"Crew was held at gunpoint while tending to a patient in Walter Sisulu Drive, Harare, Khayelitsha," said spokesperson Robert Daniels in a statement about the incident which took place after 08:00.

"The crew was robbed of their mobile phones."

READ: Western Cape emergency workers 'in constant state of fear'

They were not harmed.

The incident was reported to police.

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