Brazen attackers terrorise Joburg cyclists and trail runners

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Brazen attackers terrorise Joburg cyclists and trail runners

Cyclists, trail runners are working with police to formulate a security strategy to ensure a safer environment

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Brazen and in broad daylight with bystanders in sight. All you can do is be thankful that your life was spared.

This how a cyclist from Johannesburg described his ordeal after being robbed at gunpoint last weekend.

The 42-year-old man, who asked to remain anonymous, said he and a few friends went cycling on Saturday morning when they were attacked. As the group approached the corner of Rustenburg and Main roads in Melville, they noticed three men walking up an embankment and climbing over a fence...

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