Popular AYV journalist, Samuel Wise Bangura was robbed of money and valuables including $7,000, an iPhone 14 Pro Max and several bank ID cards along Wilkinson Road in Freetown.

Report indicated that Bangura was driving along the busy Wilkinson Road close to Kingdom Hall when an unidentified person pepper-sprayed him before forcibly carting away with his monies and valuables.

The news presenter was left perplexed by the entire incident warranting him to seek medical attention.

It has been the modus operandi of thieves along Wilkinson Road to attack passengers on tricycles (keke) and motorcycles carting away with their valuables.

Reports of thieves attacking vehicles in daytime along Wilkinson Road is rare but Bangura’s incident has seen some members of the public calling on authorities to put modalities in place to address such.