Farm attack at Stockpoort

STOCKPOORT – A farm attack at farm Lisbon, 5km from Stockpoort, north of Ellisras border post at Botswana, took place on Saturday 12 November.

The attack was reported by neighbouring farmer, Theuns Pretorius. An unknown number of farm workers were brutally assaulted with hammers and were taken to hospital. The owner of the farm was not at home. The safe was cut open with an electrical cutter and firearms, .375 handgun, .308, .22 rifles and a shotgun were taken. The shotgun was left behind in the woods.