Elderly man assaulted during hijacking in Pinetown

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Elderly man assaulted during hijacking in Pinetown
Hijacking Pinetown

A man in his seventies has sustained moderate injuries after being assaulted in what appears to be an alleged hijacking in Pinetown on January 5, 2017 around 16h00.

Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene just after 4pm to find that an elderly man had been moderately injured after being assaulted with a blunt object. The incident occurred on Maurice Nichols Road. The patient was stabilised on the scene before being taken to a nearby hospital for the further care that he required.

At this stage the exact events leading up to the assault are unknown however SAPS were on scene and will be investigating further.

Ceron Lennox – Advanced Life Support Paramedic

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