KING WILLIAMS TOWN - Mount Road Cluster Trio Detectives is on the hunt for 4 male suspects who allegedly broke into a house in Kleinskool and traumatised and shot one of the occupants last night, 28 May 2019.
It is alleged that between 22:00 and 23:00, the complainant and two other people were inside a shack in Wimmer Street in Kleinskool when voices were heard from outside the shack. The complainant went to enquire what was going on and saw the 4 males standing outside the locked gate. He was pointed with a firearm and threatened to open the gate. When entry was refused, a window was broken and the suspects entered. The three occupants inside the shack were assaulted and one of the suspect's threw boiling water on a 36 year old victim. A 38-year-old male was also shot in his mouth and the third victim, a 23-year-old female was hit over the head with a DVD player. The suspects left with 4 cell phones, a DVD player and a sound system.
The two victims were taken to hospital for treatment.
Police are investigating a case of house robbery and is appealing to anyone who can assist in tracking down the suspects to contact D/Capt Chris Rowan on 082 442 1457, Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or their nearest police station.
Source: South African Police Service