- A concerning video was shared on Twitter on Wednesday
- The footage shows a thug stealing a woman's handbag in a smash and grab incident
- South Africans gave their views on the footage in the comment section
On Wednesday, another video surfaced online showing an unsuspecting South African falling victim to the crime in the country.
The footage shows a brazen thug smashing a motorist's passenger window before grabbing a handbag. The incident happened in broad daylight and was so fast that the motorist barely had time to react.
Yusuf Abramjee posted the video on his Twitter page, captioning it:
"Smash and grab: look how fast it happens."
South Africans were shocked at how fast the man broke the window and stole the handbag and we took a look at some of the reactions.
Twitter user, @Afrika34591630, commented:
"If stealing was an Olympic sport, South Africa would be leading the medal count."
It's not the first time a smash and grab happened in Mzansi but sometimes the stories have happy endings.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier this year that a man was applauded and hailed a hero online after he risked his own life to save a woman from thieves on a SA highway.
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