Kayla van Petegem
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12 Sep 2016
9:04 am

Pretoria woman shoots dead robber

Kayla van Petegem

When the suspects noticed the woman they attacked her. She drew a gun and shot both of them.

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A robber was shot and killed while his accomplice was wounded by a home owner in Erasmia, Pretoria.

According to Intelligence Bureau SA (Ibsa) the woman spotted the men in her back yard attempting to break into her home in Kalkheuwel Street on Sunday morning, Rekord Centurion reported.

“When the suspects noticed the woman, they attacked her. In self-defence, she drew a gun and shot both of them.”

One of the robbers was declared dead on the scene. The second man was wounded and managed to run away,” Ibsa said in a statement.

Ibsa advised residents to keep an eye out for the wounded man. Please contact police as soon as you spot him.

– Caxton News Service