Graphics: Elderly couple attacked, female victim bedridden with broken hip, male victim badly injured on the head

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A farm attack took place in Onderstepoort/Haakdoornboom, Gauteng on Thursday 10 January 2019.

Three attackers violently assaulted elderly couple, both aged 77 & 78 respectively.

Female victim is bedridden after breaking her hip.

The attackers robbed multiple items including car.

Investigation is on going.

Source: Ian Cameron..

Earlier in the week, a farm attack took place in Marble Hall on Sunday 6 January 2019, at 02:30. Francois Bekker was overpowered in his house in Toitskraal by five armed attackers wearing balaclavas. He was assaulted and tied up. The attackers robbed two 9mm pistols and a 30.06 hunting rifle and fled the scene in Bekker’s Toyota Hilux.

After the alarm was raised a number of farmers, the Toitskraal farm watch and security companies in the area responded. Bekker was fortunately not severely harmed during the attack. After following up information his vehicle was later discovered under a bridge.