Video shows thug robbing motorist waiting at traffic light in seconds

Video shows thug robbing motorist waiting at traffic light in seconds

- A thug was seen robbing a motorist in only seconds

- He snuck up on the motorist and stole something through the window

- The video gathered more than 70 000 views in only a couple of hours

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On Thursday, Yusuf Abramjee shared a video of a thug robbing an unsuspecting motorist in just seconds.

The footage shows a man waiting at a red traffic light when a thug sneaks up on the car. He then quickly grabs what appears to be the motorist's phone before running away.

The shocked driver gets out of the car to chase the thug down, but he was already gone by that point.

Abramjee captioned the post:

"Video one: Watch how fast criminals strike."

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Aubrey, who goes by the Twitter handle @Aubrey24082500, commented:

"It's a syndicate this one cause I see a group of young people and the taxi driver should be hold accountable on this situation."

Another tweep, @jolpoppy34, added:

"Just like that, our hard-earned money is taken from us. We work hard for things like cellphones etc."

The incident happened so fast, other social media users had questions for the cameraman - how did he know when to film what happened?

Twitter user, @OzalwauMaMnguni, commented:

"Let's discuss the one who is taking the much appreciated video. How did he know the right moment? Only one explanation, these thugs are frequent, people know them, they see them every day. How come the police don't? Welcome to Sassa Frika!"

Another social media user, @KopboyCPT, posted the second part of the video, showing the thug getting into a taxi.

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