Video of Armed Robbery for Cellphone Involving a Mother and Child Raises the Blood Pressure of Mzansi Citizens

Video of Armed Robbery for Cellphone Involving a Mother and Child Raises the Blood Pressure of Mzansi Citizens

  • Footage of a mother and child getting robbed by an armed man has left the people of Mzansi in shock
  • Twitter page @VehicleTrackerz shared the CCTV camera footage, showing the alarming crime, all for one cellphone
  • The people of Mzansi were saddened that a small child had to witness that and shocked at how the mom reacted

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Seeing a small and innocent child get caught in an act of theft had hearts sinking. One mother and her young child got robbed by an armed man and a CCTV camera caught it all.

Mother and child being robbed at gunpoint
SA people were heartbroken after watching a video where a mother and child were robbed at gunpoint. Image: Twitter / @VehicleTrackerz
Source: Twitter

While crime is on the rise and things are only starting to get harder in Mzansi, seeing a child get in-between this mess is just heartbreaking.

Twitter page @VehicleTrackerz shared footage that showed a bakkie stop next to a mother and child who were walking on the street. A man jumps out of the car with a gun and takes the mothers phone, and then drives off.

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“Theft of cellphone outside in Clare Estate Durban.”

The people of Mzansi express their shock and sadness

No child should ever have to witness crime. The poor kid had no idea what was going on and her mother panicked so badly that she left her behind. People were shocked!

Take a look at some of the comments:

@YoloDana_ said:

“They didn’t need guns to rob a cellphone off a mother and a kid! There’s a freaking child come on!”

@Nontobe35486153 said:

“That's how they stole my neighbour’s phone worse our street is so empty during the day that even screaming was going to be futile.”

@MrsLekhooaGS said:

“Not her forgetting the child behind her ”

@A_I_Mahlangu said:

“A whole bakkie and a gun for just a cellphone ♂️”

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Mzansi shook by video of a car stolen in less than a minute in North West Province

In related news, Briefly News reported that several South African online users were disturbed after viewing footage of a vehicle that was stolen with ease and stealth.

The footage was posted by Vehicle Trackers (@VehicleTrackerz) on Twitter and according to the post, the Toyota Hilux GD6 was stolen in less than a minute at Islands Spar in Hartbeespoort Dam, North West province.

The video shows a minibus drive around a parking lot before it eventually parks next to a Toyota Hilux bakkie. A few minutes later, the bakkie reverses out the parking bay and drives out the area with the minibus closely following from behind.

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Denika Herbst (Editor) Denika Herbst is a Human Interest writer at Briefly News. She is also an Industrial Sociologist with a master's degree in Industrial Organisational and Labour Studies from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, which she completed in 2020. She is now a PhD candidate at UKZN. Denika has over five years of experience writing for Briefly News (joined in 2018), and a short time writing for The South African. You can reach her via:

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