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Man Shot While Assisting Woman Being Robbed In Limpopo

The incident occurred at Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo at approximately 9am on Wednesday. According to police spokesperson Col Malesela Ledwaba, the suspects were driving a white Polo with registration number LN 85 VM GP.

Police in Limpopo are conducting a search after a man was shot and critically injured while attempting to assist a woman who was being robbed.

The incident occurred at Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo at approximately 9am on Wednesday. According to police spokesperson Col Malesela Ledwaba, the suspects were driving a white Polo with registration number LN 85 VM GP.

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Preliminary investigations reveal that the man heard a woman screaming for help and promptly rushed to the scene. Upon arrival, he discovered that the woman had been robbed of her bank card at the ATM by three unidentified assailants. Other community members were already trying to assist. Acting on instinct, the man intervened, only to be shot by one of the suspects.

The attackers quickly fled the scene, leaving the victim in critical condition. Emergency services responded swiftly and transported the injured man to the hospital. Police have opened a case of attempted murder and will open a robbery case once the complainant is located. An extensive manhunt has been launched to apprehend the suspects.

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Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact the investigating officer, Capt Sydney Dama, on 082 469 1035, the nearest police station, or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

Alternatively, individuals can use the MySAPS App to provide information. Cooperation from the public is crucial in bringing these criminals to justice and ensuring the safety of our communities.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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