Stay alert: Footage shows brazen thief stealing handbag from shopping trolley

Stay alert: Footage shows brazen thief stealing handbag from shopping trolley

- CCTV footage captured the brazen moment

- The thief casually took the handbag from the trolley

- She then walked out with an accomplice

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See first" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly News on your newsfeed!

CCTV footage captured the incredible moment a thief casually stole a handbag from a shopping trolley.

The brazen incident happened inside a shop at Galleria shopping mall in Durban on 13 May, Briefly.co.za learned.

In a video shared by Times Live, the woman thief is seen pretending to browse through shopping racks before approaching the trolley with a blouse in her hand.

She then used the blouse to cover her other hand as she retrieved the handbag from the trolley.

The woman subsequently pretended to browse a bit more before apparently handing the handbag to an accomplice. They both casually walked away from the scene.

READ ALSO: Barcelona win Mandela Centenary Cup with comfortable 3-1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns

Throughout the incident, the victim of the theft appeared oblivious to what was happening.

It's unclear whether the thieves were apprehended or not. However, their brazen act is a reminder that shoppers need to stay alert.

READ ALSO: Baby Cele tells us a bit about herself

Watch this hilarious "Top 5 Miracles by African Pastors" video below from our Briefly - South Africa YouTube channel.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
Why do we celebrate Heritage Day and what is its history?

Why do we celebrate Heritage Day and what is its history?

Why do we celebrate Heritage Day and what is its history?
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel