A suspect attempted rape during home invasion on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the spokesperson for KZN VIP Security Gareth Naidoo, the woman was at home alone when the suspect entered the property. He held the victim at knifepoint and after robbing the house tried to rape her.
The woman screamed for help and the suspect ran away from the house.
Naidoo also stated that the victim was severely traumatised. She said the suspect had scars on his face similar to tribal markings.
Police are investigating the case.