Woman seriously hurt in robbery

Photo: Emer-G-Med

An elderly woman suffered serious injuries in an armed robbery inside
a Woodmead office park recently.

Emer-G-Med said this happened around 14:00 on Wednesday.

“The victim, aged 65, was hit with a firearm when a group of
assailants approached her and demanded her jewellery.”

Also read: WATCH VIDEO – UPDATE: Firearms found inside robbery

Emer-G-Med said woman sustained multiple facial fractures and required
advanced life support intervention.

“Once stable, paramedics transported the woman to a nearby specialist
trauma hospital for further management,” it said in a statement.

“The police were on the scene to investigate and explore any leads.”

Photo: Emer-G-Med

Photo: Emer-G-Med

Also read: Pub shooting an armed robbery – police

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Nthabiseng Madumo
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