A PORT Elizabeth businessman was forced to flee for his life when robbers shot at him after he withdrew money from Standard Bank in Pickering Street, Newton Park.
The 49-year-old grandfather, who only gave his first name as Michael, said two men followed him to his friend's house in Gelvandale from the bank on Saturday.
"I was going to put the money in the boot of my car. When the men came running towards me with their guns, I thought I was going to die," he said.
Michael threw the bag containing R22000 on to his friend's veranda and ran down the street.
He said one thief went for the money while the second man gave chase.
"These men looked determined. They were going to shoot me and not mess around.
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