September 15, 2015

#FarmAttack: Black Attacker Opens Fire on Farmer: Esenembe - Kwazulu Natal

An armed black attacker opened fire on a farmer in Esenembe near Tongaat at approx 13:43 today.

The suspect gained entry to a home and robbed a male resident at gunpoint, taking his phone & personal belongings. The suspect then handed the victim his sim card from his Nokia cellphone. The suspect, an african male, who was attired in a multi colored shirt & blue pants then fled on foot. The victim then ran to a nearby farm & informed a farmer of the robbery. The farmer & victim then drove on a dirt road and noticed a suspect fitting the description. Upon approaching him the suspect drew a 9mm pistol & fired two shots at the farmer. The suspect then fled into the sugar cane plantation.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa, the Umhlali Dog Unit & Tongaat SAPS responded to the scene and cordoned off a large area. Upon request from the Police, the RUSA Helicopter was despatched & combed a vast area while the dog unit search the dense bush.
No arrest were made.

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