'Hitchhikers' hijack Eastern Cape man

2011-04-14 12:44
East London - A motorist has been robbed by two hijackers posing as hitchhikers, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the 42-year-old driver was giving the men a lift from Dutywa to Butterworth on Wednesday when they pulled out pistols and ordered him to get out of his maroon Toyota Avanza. They then pistol-whipped him.

"After they assaulted him, they took his car and sped off from the scene," said Manatha.


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