COP SHOT IN FAILED ROB­BERY

The Witness - - NEWS - — Wit­ness Re­porter.

A PO­LICE of­fi­cer was shot in the foot when three men en­tered the Eland­slaagte po­lice sta­tion “pre­tend­ing to seek po­lice as­sis­tance” on Fri­day.

The in­ci­dent oc­curred at 8 pm at the sta­tion when the men asked for po­lice as­sis­tance and then de­manded the safe keys.

KwaZulu­Natal po­lice spokesper­son Colonel Them­beka Mb­hele said they fled the scene on foot and noth­ing was taken dur­ing the at­tack.

The of­fi­cer was taken to hos­pi­tal for med­i­cal at­ten­tion and a case of at­tempted mur­der was opened at Eland­slaagte po­lice sta­tion for in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

No ar­rest has been made at this stage.

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