Another robbery was reported in the Redhill area near Kleinplaas Dam on Sunday afternoon. Sketchy details have emerged about a group of boulderers who were held up by young men with knives and a firearm.

According to a tweet from Table Mountain Watch, the group managed to escape unharmed.

Hikers have repeatedly been requested to avoid this area because it is a crime hotspot.

In February this year, a hiker was allegedly shot in the leg and robbed of his personal possessions while hiking through Kleinplaas Dam during the afternoon.

During the incident earlier this year, two hikers – a woman aged 64 and a man aged 51 – were hiking when two young men pointed a firearm at them, then robbed them of their cellphones, money, and backpacks. It is alleged that when the victims turned around to walk away, one of the suspects randomly fired a shot at the man which hit him in his left leg.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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