Child and women raped in house robbery

A 12-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were raped and a family assaulted in a house robbery in Welkom, Free State paramedics said on Friday.

"A man and a woman sustained multiple wounds to their body after being assaulted by a pipe of some sort. Another man sustained stab wounds and needed further medical care," said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks.

The 12-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were raped.

The attack happened on Thursday at 9.10pm.

"It is believed that the suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of money and a motor vehicle," said Banks.

Free State police could not be immediately reached for comment.

- Sapa

Report ID: 470
Crime Category: Rape
Province: Free State
City/Town: Welkom
Suburb: N/A
Address: Welkom
Crime Date/Time: 5 Aug 2010, 00:08 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 6 Aug 2010, 10:08 AM
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