KZN man saves parents from thugs
Morne Potgieter came to the rescue of his parents in the family's Kingsburgh home on the KZN South Coast, taking on three intruders with a baseball bat. Durban - A startled son came to the rescue of his parents in the family’s Kingsburgh home on the South Coast on Monday, when he took on three intruders in the early hours of the morning with a baseball bat. Morne Potgieter, 24, was woken by the cries of his 43-year-old mother, Jenny, at 3am.
He again lashed out with the bat, but a scuffle ensued and all three men turned on him. He may have stabbed one of them too,” he added on Monday, in an interview at his home, where he was still cleaning blood from the floor and walls.
Potgieter, who does not play baseball, said the criminals had been “lucky” he did not have enough space to swing the bat any harder but “it was enough to get them off my mom”. He managed to push the men down the stairs where they kicked open a door and ran off.
He commended his father for coming to his aid when the men ganged up on him, despite having sustained multiple stab wounds.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Post