National 7.8.2016 12:43 pm

Armed men tie homeowner up, ransack Umhlanga house

It’s believed the suspects gained access through one of the windows.
Photo: Supplied

It’s believed the suspects gained access through one of the windows. Photo: Supplied

It’s unclear whether the men involved were the same suspects who robbed a home on Dunford Avenue in La Lucia on Friday afternoon.

Four men armed with handguns stormed a home on East View Road, North of Durban shortly after 4.30am on Sunday morning, Northglen News reports.

According to Kyle Van Reenen of Marshall Security, the suspects made off with various electronic equipment.

What’s more, the men tied the homeowner up while his elderly mom lay asleep in another room.

“We received a panic alert, early on Sunday morning, from a premises in Parkhill. The homeowner was accosted by four suspects armed with handguns; they tied him up before ransacking the house, while his elderly mother lay asleep in a bedroom.

It’s believed the suspects gained access through one of the windows.

“The suspects made off with flat-screen televisions and electronic equipment fleeing in an unknown direction. The scene was later handed over to the South African Police Service for further investigation,” he said.

It’s unclear whether the men involved were the same suspects who robbed a home on Dunford Avenue in La Lucia on Friday afternoon.

– Caxton News Service

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