Couple hacked with bush knife

File photo.

A MAN (33) and a woman (29) were viciously attacked near the Port Shepstone beachfront last night.

According to reports the man’s left arm was hacked open and the woman was left with gaping wounds on her head and both thighs.  She was also raped.

Police spokesman, Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid said Port Shepstone police responded to the scene near Princess Elizabeth Drive at about 10pm.

“The couple was attacked with a bush knife. The suspect also raped the woman before running away,” said Lt-Col Wiid.

An attempted murder case has been opened.

Shortly afterwards, police were called to Hansen Road, Oslo Beach.

“A man watching television in his lounge was attacked by an intruder wielding a bush knife.

“The man (45) sustained injuries to the head and was taken to hospital,” she said.

An attempted murder case was opened. No arrests have yet been made.

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