A man armed with a large dagger accosted a woman and her daughter at their home on Mountview Drive in Mountview on Thursday afternoon 21 January 2021. Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) arrived at the residence at approximately 18:11 and were informed that a lone suspect accosted one of the victim’s as she stepped out of her home.
The suspect forced the woman back into her residence. Her 18 year old daughter was also accosted by the man when she went to investigate noises in their kitchen. The robber demanded cellphones and jewelry. Both females fled from the house screaming for assistance.
The suspect then fled into a bush at the rear of the property. The victims were not injured. A Huawei P30 cellphone was stolen.
Reaction Officers conducted and extensive search of the area however no arrests were made.