Couple seriously injured after being attacked in Ermelo in Mpumalanga

13 January 2018 | From Arrive Alive


A couple, believed to be in their late 50s, was attacked at 22h00 in Ermelo in Mpumalanga last night.

It is believed that a man (55) and his wife (60) were walking to a cafe in Ermelo when a white Golf with three males stopped close to them. The men jumped out of the car and shots were fired at the couple.

The man was hit in his leg and it is believed that the men then abducted his wife.

The woman was later found near Ermelo location in the veld. 

She had been hacked over her head and suffered severe head trauma as a result.

ER24 transported her husband to a nearby hospital for further medical care and she was treated by other emergency services on scene.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Annine Siddall
ER24 Spokesperson
 

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