Disabled child (8) stabbed five times during robbery

Boere Krisis Aksie (B.K.A.)

Disabled child (8) stabbed five times during robbery - Image -Boere Krisis Aksie (B.K.A.)

An eight-year-old disabled boy was sitting outside with Santie a 38-year-old female at their home in Ermelo Road, Strubenvale, Springs.

Around 10H00 two African males wearing blue overalls and balaclavas entered the yard and forced them inside the house. The suspects demanded money and Santie told them she had none. One of the suspects went to the kitchen and found a knife, he then stabbed the boy five times on his hand, chest and on the back of his body. Santie sustained some bruises on her hands.

The suspects proceeded to the bedroom, ransacked the room, and fled with a laptop and a tablet.

Santie and the young child were taken to hospital for treatment.

The police are investigating the incident.

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