A 74-year-old attacked in her house

On Friday today 30 September 2022 at about 01:30, 74-year-old victim was at her house in Villiers town, asleep, when she was woken up by strange noises near her bed. The elderly woman switched on her bedroom light but the suspect switched it off and grabbed the old woman and started assaulting her.

The elderly woman was assaulted with a steel rod and pushed onto her bed.  Few moments passed and the suspect fled the scene after he took an undisclosed amount of money and the old woman’s cellphone.

The 74-year-old managed to notify her children and police.  Villiers police are investigating a case of House robbery.

No one has been arrested yet and Villiers police are pleading to anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect. To contact Detective Warrant Officer Neels du Rand of Villiers SAPS on 0824196615 or contact the nearest Police station or call Police Crime Stop Nr. 08600 10111 or report anonymously on MySaps App.

Source: South African Police Service

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