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WC farmer stabbed in robbery incident

On Monday afternoon two suspects overpowered Wilhelm van der Merwe, stabbing him several times.

Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - A Ceres farmer is recovering in hospital after he survived an attack.

On Monday afternoon two suspects overpowered Wilhelm van der Merwe, stabbing him several times.

The police's Frederick van Wyk: "His workers found him on the floor in his office. They untied him and he immediately called the police and informed them of the incident. He later discovered that an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen. We've opened a business robbery case for further investigation."

The pair fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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