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24 April 2012 at 11:16 - Posted by Anonymous

Violent crimes concern George residents


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The George Community Policing Forum on Tuesday said many residents of the Garden Route town have approached them, following two separate violent crimes in April.

Last Friday, a doctor and his wife were attacked in their home by two armed men.

It is alleged the 57-year-old homeowner who was injured during the robbery, shot dead one of the intruders.

Earlier in April, a 64-year-old was stabbed to death on a farm outside George during an attempted robbery.

The CPF’s Jonathan Gelderbloem said there were various ways ordinary citizens could legally fight crime.

“Two wrongs do not make a right. Let’s see how we can get the rest of the community and police involved, in trying to curb these kinds of incidents.”

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