Video shows security guard assaulted by shopper in mall, SA reacts

Video shows security guard assaulted by shopper in mall, SA reacts

- A video was posted on social media showing a security guard getting attacked

- The incident allegedly took place after the guard tried to stop a female from entering shops in the mall without a mask

- A male shopper decided to intervene and physically assaulted the guard

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Lockdown regulations state that people should wear masks when going out in public. However, some people want to difficult by ignoring the measures put in place to keep Mzansi safe.

A video has surfaced online showing an altercation at the Garden Route Mall in George, Southern Cape.

A security guard refused to allow a woman entry into the mall because she was not wearing a mask.

In he clip, a man is then seen tackling the security guard and physically attacking him. SABC News Western Cape posted the video on their Facebook page on Friday.

According to the post, the guard and the security company have opened a charge against the man.

South Africans were disgusted by the man's behaviour and they applauded the guard for keeping his cool.

Wayne Anthony Ronné commented:

"If a shop or a mall decides that no mask, no entry, it’s their prerogative and should be respected. And this isn’t the first time something like this has happened."

Lesedi LaBakoena Lebenya said:

"I'm proud of this security guard for not fighting back when attacked for doing what is right (his job), it says a lot about his personality. Big up for that brother man."

Alison Steinhaus wrote:

"I really hope this woman and any accomplices are in jail, not allowed bail and the security guard is helped and given counseling. Appalling behavior."

Badroonisa Ernstzen added:

"Their behavior is unacceptable they had no right to act that way with the security guard. He was just doing his job!"

Take a look at the video below:

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It is not the first time a fight broke out over a mask. previously reported a well-known Richard's Bay dagga activist, Sheldon Cramer, created a scene outside a Tops bottle store when he was refused entry because he was not wearing a mask.

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