CRIME WATCH 24 shared Reaction Unit South Africa’s post.
The public is warned to be on high alert at the R102/Palmview robots after a 36 year old motorist was attacked & robbed whilst parked at a red traffic light this evening (Tuesday).
Reaction Unit South Africa was called to the scene at approx 19:31 by several motorist who witnessed the robbery & stabbing in progress. Upon arrival Reaction Officers found a male who suffered stab wounds to both his legs.
According to the victim, he was stationary at the traffic light on the northbound lane when he was approached by an unknown male who asked him for change. The driver informed him that he did not have any money on him and the suspect then walked a few meters away, returned then drew a knife and attempted to stab him through the open window. The driver further explained that he fell into the passenger seat and used his feet to push the suspect away. He was then stabbed repeatedly on his legs & exited the vehicle through the passenger door. The suspect then continued to chase and attack him in full view of other motorist. He was robbed of his vehicle keys & a Huawei P8 Lite Mobile phone.
Paramedics treated the man & transported him to a Hospital in Phoenix – KZN. RUSA has attended to several robberies & attacks on motorist in the vicinity of these robots in recent weeks. Drivers stopping at these traffic lights are warned to be on high alert.
Photo Credit: Steven Mabugana.