Man shot in Somerset West robbery

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Cape Town - A man was shot and wounded during a robbery in Somerset West on Monday morning, Western Cape police said.

The man and a woman were on their way to deposit money at a bank when they were approached by two armed men in Main Road, Lt-Col Andre Traut said.

He said they shot the man, took the undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.

They had yet to be arrested. A robbery and attempted murder case was being investigated.

ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the man had a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was taken to hospital.

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