Cyclist robbed of bike at gunpoint -films it on GoPro

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Cyclist robbed of bike at gunpoint -films it on GoPro

Postby mercalia » Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:10 pm

Video: Cyclist robbed of bike at gunpoint - and films it on his GoPro

A cyclist in South Africa has been robbed of his bike at gunpoint - and filmed the incident on his helmet camera, posting the dramatic footage to YouTube.
The theft took place in Somerset West in Western Cape Province and the film was uploaded to YouTube by the rider under the user name Lucky Jakkals.

In the description to the video, he says: "MTB ride on Saturday 31st May 2014 from Ongegund, last few km's before end of session. Armed gunman and 2 others stopped myself and took cellphone, car keys, oakleys and bike."
The man toting the gun looks straight at the camera at one point, but Lucky Jakkals adds: "Fortunately they did not have a clue what a GOPRO was and this is the evidence that will assist in their prosecution!"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECs8ZrmH8D8&feature=player_embedded


very frightening
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Re: Cyclist robbed of bike at gunpoint -films it on GoPro

Postby shane » Sat Jun 07, 2014 5:14 pm

mercalia wrote:very frightening


Indeed, luckily in SA there's more chance of someone thrusting a cold drink in your hand or offering you dinner than getting robbed at gun point 8)
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