Cape MEC of Community Safety Dan Plato has described the incident which three
paramedics were robbed at gunpoint while trying to save a girl’s life as
is believed that the ER24 paramedics were busy trying to stabilise the girl in
the ambulance in Khayelitsha when the suspects opened the door and pointed a
gun at them.
a statement MEC Plato said these individuals placed a higher value on
cellphones than somebody’s life.
Spokesperson Greg Wagner says “the Minister has said thankfully that they did
not resist and were able to continue stabilising the young girl despite being
robbed of their cell phones at gunpoint during the middle of responding to an
Minister has asked anyone who has information on these criminals must please
report them to the local police station in Kayelitsha or directly to his office
on 021- 483- 4332, Wagner added.
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