- A woman has praised a police officer online after he came to her rescue
- She revealed a couple of thugs wanted to rob her but the off-duty cop stepped up
- He then took her home to make sure she remained safe
A woman has taken to social media on Wednesday, to share how an off-duty police officer saved her life.
Charmain Dineo Diny revealed she was approached by thugs who wanted to rob her. In her post, she revealed she had valuables - including a phone and laptop - with her.
She started off her post:
"This police officer appeared from nowhere rescued me today on top of that he was off duty but managed to come through where they blocked my way, I thought of giving it all to them so that they do not hurt me."
Diny added: "I was holding my laptop, iPhone Xr and R3 000 to purchase prescribed books for my studies."
She said when officer Mashele Nelson approached, the men ran away. The cop then took her home to make sure she was safe.
Take a look at her post below:
South Africans applauded the cop for going the extra mile to make sure Diny was safe.
Nomathamsanqa Monica wrote:
"Well done and thank you Officer Mashele. May God bless you."
Karen Blom said:
"Well done Officer Nelson. Thank you for doing your job well. We need more officers like you working for the force. God bless you."
Cheryl Dreyer commented:
"Thank you Sir. May you always be protected in your life."
George Raserema added:
"Salute Officer. Stay strong my brother. Thanks for protecting our citizens. You put your life on the line to protect ours. Thank you."
Police officers have gone above and beyond the call of duty many times. Briefly.co.za reported previously two cops were hailed heroes after they stopped to help a woman who got a flat tyre while she was travelling with her kids in the rain.
The lady was travelling with her two kids when her tyre burst - leaving her stranded in the rain. However, Sergeant Ronny Ramara and Constable Mokwele came to her rescue and their good deed was shared on Twitter.
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