EASTERN CAPE – Brazen robbers surprised a family in Theesecombe last night, 7 August 2021 by shattering the glass door and adjacent window before entering and threatening them with a firearm.
It is alleged that at about 22:50, the complainant (57) and her family were watching TV when she noticed an unknown male with a balaclava at the glass door. As she was warning her husband, a shot was fired, shattering the glass. Simultaneously, the adjacent glass window was also broken. The family were ordered to lie on the floor and were tied up while the three suspects ransacked the house. A .38 special revolver, jewellery, a wallet, 3 cellphones, cash and a laptop were among some of the items taken. The suspects left through the broken door.
SAPS Kabega Park detectives are investigating a case of house robbery. No one sustained any injuries during the incident.