- A video clip was recently shared and has quickly gone viral as it’s already been viewed 85 000 times within 2 hours
- The footage shows how a man distracts a waitress to quickly steal a few bottles of alcohol
- Social media users were stunned by the man’s creativity and also his athleticism as he lunges across 2 bar counters to commit the crime
A video shared via social media on Thursday got South Africans to sit up and take note.
The footage shows an unidentified man having a conversation with a bar lady at what seems to be a restaurant or pub.
The formally dressed man waits at the counter as the waitress excuses herself and leaves the area.
The gentleman then proceeds to take his laptop bag and climbs the bar counter.
He makes a huge lunge forward and snatches numerous bottles of alcohol then dumps each one into his bag.
The man then makes a clean getaway, but the incident was captured via the establishment’s CCTV cameras.
Within two hours of it being shared by South Africa Live via Facebook, the video was viewed more than 85 000 times and attracted more than 600 comments.
Briefly.co.za gathered that many saw the funny side as his actions took them by surprise, but others couldn’t hide their disdain.
Roseline Cameron commented, “I was waiting for him to slip and fall. I'm so disappointed.”
Thapelo Thapnas added, “I just had to watch this clip for the 20th time.”
Naomi van der Merwe fumed, “Wow, nothing to be proud of you low life! You have no morals.”
Bubele Dudumashe joked, “Be a professional in what you doing this is good example with his formal wear.”
Fai Giles said, “Wasted talents with such leg stretches, must be in the Olympics.”
Jez Mukwevho added, “You wouldn't even think he's capable of such because of the formal wear and laptop. #TrustNoOne”
Thapelo Thapnas commented, “How he stretches ‘em legs.”
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