21 November 2019

Motorists cautioned of armed robbers placing rocks on N2 freeway

Blue Security has warned motorists to be vigilant when traveling after rocks on N2 freeway forced a motorist to stop and fall into the hands of a gang of awaiting armed robbers.

Motorists cautioned of armed robbers placing rocks on N2 freewayBlue Security community and media liaison officer Andreas Mathios said an armed response officer had stopped to assist the traumatised motorist this morning.

“A motorist travelling on the N2 Northbound carriageway had a harrowing experience this morning when rocks that had been placed across the freeway caused extensive damage to her vehicle. It is alleged that four suspects, armed with knives, approached the motorist and forced her to hand over items of value, including her wallet, cellphone and ATM cards. The suspects then fled the scene, running into a nearby community,”he said.

“A Blue Security armed response officer who was travelling in the same direction stopped to assist the motorist at the side the freeway. Members of the SAPS were notified and arrived at the scene. Police are investigating a case of armed robbery.”

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