BYLINE: DEVIN HERMANUS
CLAREMONT residents say they need to become "more vigilant and proactive" after an elderly couple were robbed by criminals who broke into their Bishopscourt home through the roof while they were sleeping on Friday.
It was the second time in the last few months that the 76-year-old couple had been robbed.
Shirley Bales, of the Doris Road Neighbourhood Watch, described Brenda and Neville Morris as "very brave".
"They (the robbers) were very polite and gentlemanly. But it is actually still a shocking experience."
Bales said Brenda Morris's husband, Neville, has been bed-ridden and needed a night nurse to care for him. …