- A group of would-be hijackers recently got the shock of their lives after their victim defended himself bravely
- In the clip, the hijackers approach the man who is filling his car when the fast-thinking man starts spraying them with petrol
- Locals who watched the clip loved to see the man protecting himself and commended him heartily in the comment section
It isn't always the victim of a crime waiting to happen is able to escape unscathed. Luckily for one man, his ability to think on his feet saved both his own life and his car from being stolen by brazen thugs.
In a hair-raising clip shared by Twitter user, @advobarryroux, the man can be seen minding his own business while filling up his car with petrol when a group of thugs approach him. Cleverly, the man uses the petrol nozzle to spray the unexpectant thugs who quickly flee from the scene.
"South Africa is a crime scene," advobarryroux captioned the clip.
While many locals did not believe that the incident took place in Mzansi, others still commended the brave man for being able to defend himself the way he did. Read a few of their interesting comments below:
"He should have followed them with a lighter."
"From now on I will get out of my vehicle just in case for it."
"That's some quick thinking"
"Eh so he still has to pay for the Patrol he poured on those guys"
"Very easy to defeat criminals /hijackers at the petrol pump station."
In other harrowing Briefly News reports, another robbery has hit a South African shopping and the latest video from a social media user is doing the rounds on social media. @YusufAbramjee has posted a video clip of robbers hijacking a jewellery store in Durban at a mall known as Pavillion Shopping Mall.
The video was posted on Thursday morning but it remains unclear when did the thugs made their entry into the shop or at the mall. Abramjee posted on his Twitter timeline:
“Pavillion Shopping Mall, Durban: jewellery store robbed. #CrimeWatch.”
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