A first hand account of a Mountain Mugging that took place in Hout Bay to four mountain users.
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A videographer from Hout Bay has described how two men wielding pangas attacked him and his professional surfer friend as they walked from the Sandy Bay beachfront.
There was another mugging above Hout Bay on Sunday 3rd May.
Rangers established a broad manhunt across the mountain last September after an incident occurred on Signal Hill, resulting in the arrest of both suspects, SANParks announced in a statement.
Another cyclist has been attacked by knife-wielding robbers along a Tokai mountain trail, the third mugging in the vicinity in three weeks.
There appears to have been another mugging above Tokai along the Constantiaberg MTB Trail, the incident occurred around 9am this morning.
Following a second mugging on Saturday 8 January 2015 in approximately the same vicinity of a previous mugging three weeks ago, Table Mountain National Park rangers have launched a massive manhunt for the perpetrators.
What can you do for self defence whilst on the mountain during a hike / mountain bike / climb?
Yesterday saw at least 2 muggings (reports of 2 groups of hikers) take place along the Vlakkenberg range in the Table Mountain National Park.
A resurgence of mountain crime saw a cyclist bound and gagged by panga-wielding robbers on a Tokai trail, while two US tourists were assaulted and robbed on Table Mountain barely 24 hours later.