Brazilian talk show hosts are ROBBED live on air by gunmen

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Police are investigating after a talk show host and his guests were robbed at gunpoint as the programme was broadcast live on social networks.

SOT online radio station in Sao Paulo was allegedly invaded by at least five gangsters, posing as takeaway delivery drivers, on Tuesday night around 9pm, just minutes before the show ended. One of the robbers appeared to be armed.

Presenter - Chat - Show - Bandits

The presenter was just wrapping up his chat show when the bandits stormed in.

A recording of the incident shows the shocked victims recoiling in terror, leaping from their seats and putting their hands up as the hooded bandits burst into the studio, kicking back the door to make sure it stays open before announcing the hold-up.

Phone - Facebook - Programme - Evidence - Assault

Surprisingly the mobile phone used to transmit the Facebook programme, which also recorded evidence of the assault, was not taken.

Presenter Jocimar Martins shouts 'stay calm, calm down' as the outlaws, who appear agitated and aggressive, start to ransack the place.

Staff - Studio - Room - Hand - Belongings

Other staff working outside the studio were rounded up, shoved into the room and forced to hand over their belongings too.

It's claimed the hooded bandits were aware that their actions were being transmitted live, but that didn't seem to deter them as they brazenly swiped all the cell phones on the table, took watches off victims' wrists and demanded victims' hand over their necklaces and rings.

Shakedown - Thugs - Victims - Force - Hand

During the horrific shakedown, the masked thugs could be heard swearing and allegedly threatening the victims with lethal force if they didn't hand over the cash in their pockets.

One of the assailants allegedly warned: 'Stay calm if you don't want to die.

Anyone - Phones - Stuff - Consequences

'Is anyone hiding their phones and other stuff, because if you are you will suffer the consequences'

Pointing the weapon at one of the victims, as everyone cowered...
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