Shortly after 12am this morning, 09 February 2018 Netcare 911 responded to reports a house break-in on a farm in Hekpoort, Gauteng.

On arrival Netcare 911 attended to a young couple, a 21 year old man who sustained serious injuries to the face as well as a stab wound to the back. The female was assaulted with no serious visible injuries.

Reports from the scene allege that 3 armed men entered the house and attacked the young couple injuring the man and they also attempted to rape his fiancée but they did not succeed. The man was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

SAPS and security personnel were on scene to investigate further.

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