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newsDaily News reports that cable ties fastened around a security guard’s wrists saved him from bleeding to death after robbers cut off his hand during an incident in Cato Ridge at the weekend.  

The guard, who works for a vehicle storage facility, was taken to hospital where his hand was successfully reattached after 15 hours of surgery.  Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said security guards were at the facility in Eddie Hagan Drive early on Friday morning when they were accosted by men carrying firearms and a bush knife.  “The suspects amputated a security guard’s hand and fled with the CCTV cameras, cellphones and laptops.”  A case of business robbery and attempted murder has been opened at Inchanga police station for investigation.”  A spokesperson for LAD Security said the guard was doing well and recovering in hospital.

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