REGINA, Sask. — A truck driver was kidnapped, robbed and beaten in Regina this month before being released because one of his captors didn’t want to deal with a dead body that night, according to a report by local news outlet News Talk 980 CJME.
The attack happened Dec. 18 when the driver parked his rig and then took a cab to use an ATM.
According to the report, the driver was taken to a house that had apparently been the site of other similar robberies. He was beaten with a hammer and his money and credit cards stolen.
After discussing whether or not they should kill him, the three attackers decided to release him, but not before trying to disorient him by spinning him in circles with his eyes covered. However, the professional driver’s directional skills seem to have come in handy – he was able to find help and lead police to the house where the attack occurred.
Two men were arrested and a third is still on the loose. You can read the full report here.
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