Two suspects were arrested for allegedly robbing a pensioner of alcohol at a farm in the Free State.
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people have been arrested for allegedly robbing a 77-year-old pensioner of
alcohol at a farm in the Free State.
State police spokesperson Warrant Officer Mmako Mophiring said the duo had, on
Tuesday, allegedly robbed the pensioner of alcohol at Christina Farm, but
didn’t injure her.
said the woman heard water running outside the house and when she went to
inspect, she discovered it was the geyser. She then went back into the bedroom.
She came out of the bedroom again and was surprised by a suspect who was in possession of a knife, demanded firearms and cash. The suspect allegedly robbed her liquor bottles and fled the scene without any harm.
said the alleged robber entered the house through a window. He said two
suspects aged 22 were found in possession of liquor, a bag and a wallet that
belonged to the woman.
knife believed to have been used during the robbery was also found.
two have been charged with house robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon
and are expected to appear at the Harrismith Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
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