Durban - A Shallcross family were pistol-whipped by gun-wielding robbers in their home on Rocky Mountain Street on Thursday.
Colonel Thembeka Mbele, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said the complainant alleged he was with his sister at Rocky Mountain Road in Chatsworth when five men entered through an unlocked door.
"At gunpoint the suspects removed cash, jewellery and a 9 mm pistol before fleeing the scene on foot. A case of robbery was opened at Chatsworth police station for investigation,"Mbele said.
Sivan Subramodey, spokesperson for Amawele Emergency Services said when paramedics arrived on the scene they found two men and two women injured.
Subramodey said they were allegedly beaten with a rifle and hand guns.