A woman was stabbed in Ivory Park and two paramedics attending to her were assaulted on Saturday, Johannesburg emergency service said.

“They (the paramedics) found a pensioner with multiple stab wounds to her body,” said spokesman Synock Motobako.

“While treating the old lady, four drunk women intervened... and the men were manhandled and hit with a bottle.”

Police arrived a short while later and arrested the four, including the pensioner's daughter.

The injured woman was taken to hospital. - Sapa