Cape Town – Recreational runners were warned to be vigilant after the peaceful sunrise exercise turned into a nightmare for two friends who were attacked by assailants wielding knives and a metal bar.
Every weekend at 5.30am, Eddie Moyo, 35, and his friend Clive run down Tafelberg Road near the Lower Cable Station.
However, their trotting came to a halt on Saturday after they were ambushed, brutally beaten, stabbed and their cell phones stripped.
Moyo was attacked with the metal bar in his right eye and mouth. His two lower front teeth were knocked off, while his friend was left with deep stab wounds to the upper right of his body.
“I think they were hiding in the bushes or in the grass because the three of them …