UPDATE: Dave Elphick stabbed and dog killed in farm attack

UPDATE: Dave and Colleen Elphick were held at gunpoint in their home on Saturday night.

This is the second time the couple have been robbed over the past month.

Three suspects broke into their house and found the couple in the living room.

The Elphicks’ dog was shot and Dave stabbed in the left upper arm. Colleen wasn’t injured.

The suspects stole a cellphone before they fled.

Read the full story in Thursday’s Corridor Gazette.


KAAPMUIDEN – A man was stabbed in the arm and his dog killed during a farm attack last night near Althorpe. According to Bossies Community Justice’s Albert Gryvenstein, the incident occurred at around 20:45.

ALSO READ: Manhunt for farm attack suspects

“His wife was left unharmed, but it was alleged that there were three suspects involved who fled after they pressed the panic button on their alarm.”

This is a developing story and Corridor Gazette will update as more information becomes available.

Tereasa Dias and Retha Nel

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