Balaclava-clad gang shot and rob guest at B&B in Eastern Cape



Guests at a at a farmhouse bed and breakfast in outside Addo in the Eastern Cape were shot at and robbed by a group of balaclava-clad men on Friday night.

The police explained that the five guests were seated in the braai area of the guest house at about 8.30pm when one of them saw the five suspects crawling on the ground towards them.

Police spokesperson Sgt Majola Nkohli said one of the armed suspects then started shooting at the guests.

“One of the bullets struck the victim in the upper body.

“During the mayhem, a second victim sustained a minor injury after one of the bullets grazed his thigh,” Nkohli said.

“The suspects managed to steal a laptop, a wallet, a handbag and a cellphone before fleeing.”

The police is investigating a case of attempted murder and house robbery.

“Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the Addo police.”

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