Farmer assaulted with rocks when confronting intruders, Cullinan

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Farmer assaulted with rocks when confronting intruders, Cullinan. Photo: Pixabay
Farmer assaulted with rocks when confronting intruders, Cullinan. Photo: Pixabay

On Thursday 28 November 2019, a cattle farmer, Gerrit du Plessis (58) arrived home at 17:00 to find that the front door of the farm house had been broken, he was then confronted by two intruders. Gerrit was violently attacked with rocks by one of suspects. Fortunately his wife, who was still in the car was unharmed.

The farmer suffered minor injuries during the assault. Both the intruders then fled into the bush with some electronic equipment that was stolen. There is no other information available at this stage. The police are investigating but there have been no arrests.

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