‘We could see that our dog, who is very alert and was with us at the time, had heard it as well. We talked about it and decided it must have been the wind,’ he says.
It was only after some of their property disappeared from the family’s yard last Wednesday night, however, that the truth came to light. Coetzer says he immediately noticed that something was wrong when he walked out the front door on Thursday morning. After looking around, he noticed that a hose and lights that had been put up in their front yard were missing.