- A viral video shows 2 women and a boy walking into a salon in Durban
- As the 2 women spoke to the receptionist, the boy stole the receptionist's phone behind their back
- The video has sparked outrage and concern on social media
CCTV footage showing two women apparently using a young boy to steal from a salon has gone viral.
South Africa Live shared the video on its Facebook page earlier this week, Briefly.co.za gathered. It accompanied it with the caption:
Stop using innocent children to steal!!! Chatsworth, Durban. Anyone recognise these thieves?
In the video, the two women are seen entering the salon with the boy following them closely behind.
They inquired something with the salon's receptionist, who then walked from her seat to show them some products across the room.
They boy subsequently took the receptionist's phone, put it in his pocket, and then walked out together with the two women. The receptionist didn't see what had transpired.
The footage has sparked outrage and concern among social media users. Sphe Motlokoa wrote:
So ashamed to call that woman a mother. The same kid will be hijacking vehicles soon eish.
Liezel Coetzer said:
That's sad...we as parents should teach them right from wrong. This little guy will grow up to believe what he is doing is right...then land in prison.
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This isn't the first time a similar incident has happened.
Recently, Briefly.co.za reported that a video showed a little girl stealing an unsuspecting woman's handbag at a Steers restaurant. The girl's mom was keeping eye as she stole.
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