Boy (3) wounded in Brakpan house robbery

Police say criminals broke into the house on Wednesday morning and opened fire.

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JOHANNESBURG - A three-year-old boy has been hurt in an armed robbery in Brakpan, southern Johannesburg.

Police say criminals broke into the house on Wednesday morning and opened fire.

The child's father was also wounded in the robbery.

The police's Kay Makhubela said: “When they woke up in the morning they found a man standing in the passage where he shot towards the owner of the house. So we are investigating a case of house robbery as the suspect fled with some electric equipment from the house.”