Farm attack, man ambushed, tied up, home ransacked, Hopefield

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Farm attack, man ambushed, tied up, home ransacked, Hopefield
Farm attack, man ambushed, tied up, home ransacked, Hopefield

A farm attack took place in Hartbeesfontein, Hopefield, Western Cape on 8 February 2019 at 17:50. Three black males, two of whom were carrying firearms, stopped the victim at the gate to his property and forced the victim to walk back to the house where he was tied up with cable ties. The home was then ransacked and a shotgun robbed.

One of the attackers wore a dark blue overall with the words “Customs Border Wing” on it as well as a cap with the emblem on it. One attacker had a black pistol and the other one a silver pistol.

The following was looted during the attack: An empty safe, a safe with a shotgun, two televisions, cell phones and Bank Cards. There is no cell phone signal on the plot.

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