South Africans were left horrified after a video went viral of thugs not only robbing a motorist, but beating him as well.
On Tuesday, social media user Reneilwe Sekgobela shared a disturbing video, which showed two men robbing and assaulting a motorist in broad daylight.
Sekgobela, whose Twitter handle is @neilwe_s, revealed the incident took place on cnr Malibongwe and Oxford road on 26 February.
"Literally just witnessed a robbery on cnr Malibongwe & Oxford road. Two guys walking like normal civilians. Be vigilant guys," she captioned the video.
She then went on to give an update on the driver, whom she said was beaten badly, Briefly.co.za gathered.
"We were only able to help him once those guys left, we offered to call anyone for him or drop him off so he could get his spare keys... he got beat up badly though... The car assistance people came and helped him too, I hope he’s okay now," she wrote.
The footage sparked quite the reaction on social media and South Africans send out prayers for the victim.
Social media user @Mozii57334731 commented: "Heartless creatures, the are even beating the victim. where are we going as black people? Oh!!"
Another tweep, @alicelvenich, wrote: "I pray that the victim is ok."
Take a look at the video below:
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