Three German tourists in their eighties were robbed by AK 47 wielding suspects while on route to King Shaka International Airport – KZN to catch a flight back home a short while ago.
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene after receiving a call from a passing motorist reporting an armed robbery in progress on the N2 at the Umdloti Beach offramp.
Upon arrival it was establised that the 2 male and female victim had left the scene to catch their flight. Their Uber driver claimed that he had picked up his clients from their hotel in Umhlanga and was on their way to the airport when they were boxed in by the occupants of a BMW and a VW Golf 7.
Four suspects who were armed with AK47 rifles approached the victims and robbed them off their luggage and valuables before fleeing in their getaway vehicles. The suspects wore balaclavas to hide their identity.
The victims were not injured during the robbery.
Posted by: Reaction Unit South Africa