- A man literally gave police officers a run for their money
- He continuously evaded two cops as they struggled to chase him down
- The incident was shared via social media and many couldn't believe the irony of seeing a Virgin Active fitness centre in the background
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A man was chased by two police officers, but they had a real struggle apprehending him.
The incident was caught on camera and made for comical viewing via social media.
The offender initially evaded the two cops in a parking lot, but then even crossed a road in his desperate attempt to flee their clutches.
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Eventually, the cops nabbed their man, but it seemingly took a herculean effort, as fatigue quickly set in.
The incident was shared via Facebook by the South Africa Live group and went viral in quick time.
Ironically, a Virgin Active fitness centre can be seen in the background of the video and this fact wasn't lost on social media users.
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Idiosyncratic Wisdom said,
"How ironic... virgin active on the background... this should be their marketing advert."
Moses Mabika added,
"They are lucky that's not Nandos in the background ,we were gonna see new ads in no time."
Moosa Hlatshwayo Kamhayise observed:
"The guy is not even running at full speed."
William Maema said,
"When the police use force, people run to IPID to complain. Every1 is laughing now, its ok cause the guy is mocking the police officers."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a man who was craving some Nando's shared a hilarious photo online, joking he was digging a tunnel to get to the fast-food restaurant.
However, Nando's tagged Bheki Cele in a comment and said the man was using them as a cover to get to Tops bottle store.
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