Farm attack, 3 attackers ambush family, rob firearms, Elandsfontein, Fochville
A farm attack took place on the evening of 17 May 2021, at 19:00, in the Elandsfontein area just West of Fochville in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Mr Gerrie Brits, his wife Susan and their son arrived back on the farm from town and were ambushed by three attackers.
The attackers forced them into the home and demanded firearms and money. They hit Mr.Brits alongside his head with an object and forced him to open the safe.
The attackers fled the scene in the families white double cab Ford Ranger bakkie with three firearms, a shotgun and two hand guns, a laptop, cell phones and cash.
The vehicle was found about an hour after the attack in Kokosi.
Police are investigating, but there have been no arrests.
There is no other information available at this stage.
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