- CCTV footage captured the brazen moment
- The thief casually took the handbag from the trolley
- She then walked out with an accomplice
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.
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.
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