Pregnant woman punched in the head during armed robbery

Pregnant woman punched in the head during armed robbery

A woman who is six months pregnant was punched in the head, and two elderly men were kicked during an armed robbery in Montague Gardens on Monday morning.

When Cape Town Appliances opened its doors for business, four unmasked men stormed into the place, waved their guns in everyone’s faces and demanded that they lie down.

After the ordeal the suspects escaped with cell phones and laptops.

The store’s Jamie Rossouw received the distress phone call informing him of the incident just as he was about to leave the gym. His pregnant sister and his father were two of the victims.

“It’s probably a good thing I wasn’t there, because I don’t know what I would have done had I seen someone punching my sister,” says a furious Rossouw.

“She told them there is nothing in the safe and that they can take her laptop, then they punched her in the head.”

She was later taken to hospital for a check up, but according to Rossouw she and the baby are doing fine…

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