In a shocking incident, two men were choked unconscious and robbed in broad daylight on President Street in the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday, October 25, 2023.
According to police reports, the two men were walking down the street when they were approached by two suspects.
The suspects demanded their money and belongings, and when the victims refused, they choked them unconscious.
Once the victims were unconscious, the suspects robbed them of their wallets, cell phones, and other valuables. They then fled the scene.
The victims were taken to hospital for treatment, and they are both expected to make a full recovery.
Police are investigating the robbery and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
This incident is a reminder that street robberies are a serious problem in the Johannesburg CBD.
It is important to be vigilant and aware of your surroundings when walking in the city, especially at night.
If you are approached by a suspect, it is best to comply with their demands to avoid being injured.