UPDATE: Woman still critical following Olievenhoutsboch shooting

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A woman shot in the head during a robbery is still in a critical condition, and the police are still searching for her assailants.

According to west cluster police spokesperson, Captain Augustinah Selepe, the woman and her husband were surprised by three robbers in their home in Olievenhoutsboch on Sunday morning.

Selepe said the police were following up on every possible lead that might lead them to the suspects.

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She also said that the police were investigating a house robbery and attempted murder case after three unknown suspects attacked and robbed a couple in their home in Dimpho Street.

“It is alleged that three unknown suspects entered a room of the victim’s home while holding them at gunpoint,” Selepe said.

The suspects demanded money and cell phones from the two victims.

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“A 27-year-old woman was shot through her head. She is in a critical condition in hospital.”
Selepe also said that the woman’s 31-year-old husband sustained a gunshot wound to his left arm and is in a stable condition.

“The police appeal to residents with information regarding the robbery to contact their nearest police station or to call Crime Stop on 086-001-0111,” Selepe said.

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Kayla van Petegem

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