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ambulanceNews24 reports that three Tshwane Emergency Services paramedics were robbed at gunpoint while attending to a patient in the back of a City ambulance in Soshanguve (Block GG) over the weekend.  

The City said in a statement:  "On Saturday, November 24, in the early hours of the morning, two armed persons forced our paramedics to hand over their cash, cellphones and personal belongings before fleeing the scene.  Fortunately, the paramedics sustained no injuries during the robbery.  The incident was reported to the Phuthanong Police Station and a case was opened to search and apprehend these criminals.”  Members of the community were urged to expose the perpetrators by reporting them to the nearest police station or Tshwane Metro Police station.  Member of the mayoral committee responsible for community safety, Councillor Derrick Kissoonduth, said this was not the first attack on emergency personnel whilst on duty.

  • Read the full original report by Riaan Grobler at News24

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