Check out this horrifying moment when an Ecuadorian TV presenter gets robbed at gunpoint while doing a broadcast outside a football stadium, reports The Sun.
Ecuadorian journalist Diego Ordinola was reporting for DirecTV Sports when he and his crew found themselves at gunpoint when a man approached them asking for their phones and cameras.
The incident occurred outside the Isidro Romero Carbo Monumental Stadium – home of club Barcelona SC and was all captured on camera.
Ni siquiera podemos trabajar tranquilos, esto ocurrió a las 13:00 de hoy en las afueras del Estadio Monumental.
La @PoliciaEcuador se comprometió a dar con estos delincuentes. #Inseguridad pic.twitter.com/OE2KybP0Od
— Diego Ordinola (@Diegordinola) February 12, 2021
Video courtesy of Diego Ordinola via Twitter
While filming their segment, Ordinola and his crew were suddenly interrupted by a member of the public wearing a mask and baseball cap and also welding a gun.
According to Explica, one of the crew members handed over his phone before the man ran off and fled on a motorcycle.
Thankfully nobody was hurt but the terrifying moment has been retweeted over 6,000 times on Diego Ordinola’s account.