Father stabbed 4 times in Malvern home invasion
MALVERN – A man in his sixties has been seriously injured after a home invasion in Malvern on Thursday evening.
According to police reports, a father and mother had being paying a visit to their family members on Kate Hartnoll Road, when five unknown men wielding knives barged into the home and threatened the occupants. The men then looted the home before making off with jewellery, cash and other items. When they became aggressive, the father had tried to intervene and was stabbed four times.
Around 9pm, Rescue Care Paramedics were called to the home in Kate Hartnoll Road. On their arrival they found a man lying in his house. He had sustained four stab wounds to his upper body and was in a serious condition. He was stabilised on the scene by Advanced Life Support Paramedics before being transported to a nearby hospital in a serious condition.
Spokesperson for the SAPS, Col Thulani Zwane said that a case of house robbery and attempted murder was opened and police were working around the clock to arrest the culprits. No arrests have been made as yet.