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Cops search for missing family after NC farm attack

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Elderly Hartswater couple and their daughter believed to have been abducted

File picture: Se-Anne Rall / Independent Media

THE POLICE are searching for a family who are believed to have been abducted from their farmhouse in Hartswater on Sunday.

According to Rhino Security & Armed Response the farmhouse was ransacked and blood stains were visible inside the house.

Northern Cape police spokesperson Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba said on Monday that the family – an 83-year-old man, his-79 year-old wife and their 50-year-old daughter – were attacked at their home. 

“Their two cars, a Nissan Micra and a silver Mazda CX-5, with registration number YMY 664 GP, were reportedly stolen by unknown attackers,” said Ramatseba.

He stated that the Nissan Micra was found abandoned at Majaneng village, Taung in the North West Province. 

“An intensive search has been launched as the couple and their daughter are still missing,” Ramatseba added. 

Anyone with information is requested to contact Constable Mangate of  the Trio Crime Task Team at 060 963 6397.

“All information will be treated with the strictest confidence.”