Man so fixated on his phone, he doesn't notice armed robbery next to him

Man so fixated on his phone, he doesn't notice armed robbery next to him

A lot of times older folks have said young people are missing out on the life in front of them because they are too focused on their cellphone screens- and one video proved their sentiments right.

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Recently, a video made its way on social media which showed a young man completely oblivious to the danger around him because he was too fixated on his phone.

The footage showed a Brazilian patron so focused on his cellphone he did not even realise and armed robbery was taking place right next to him.

Briefly.co.za gathered everyone in the video is seen getting down on the floor while he just types away on his mobile device.

By the time he managed to tear himself away from the phone, the robber already made off with what he wanted.

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Social media users were dumbfounded after viewing the footage and some used it as an opportunity to poke fun at the young man.

One YouTube user wrote: "Your safe! when u mind your own business."
Another added: "Candy crush is a hell of a game!"
YouTube user Mister G commented, "When bae be sending nudes..."

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However, one guy did not buy it and he suggested the man might have been edited into the video.

"Phone dude doesn't sit right with me. I'm calling fake. Note the colour of the wall behind him, too," he wrote. 

Take a look at the video below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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