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Photos show cop helping woman change flat tyre: "You're a hero"

Mzansi praises EMPD officer who helped a woman change her flat tyre

Photos show cop helping woman change flat tyre: "You're a hero"
Video goes viral of cops stopping for a cold drink mid-robbery

Video goes viral of cops stopping for a cold drink mid-robbery

While thugs were busy robbing a convenience store at a garage, the South African Police Service showed up. Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions.

Video goes viral of cops stopping for a cold drink mid-robbery
Viral CCTV footage shows hitmen assassinating man in Bryanston

Viral CCTV footage shows hitmen assassinating man in Bryanston

Two CCTV videos surfaced on social media which showed a hit on a man in Bryanston, Johannesburg. The 59-year-old victim had survived a previous hit attempt two years ago.

Viral CCTV footage shows hitmen assassinating man in Bryanston
Store owners and Good Samaritans chase away looters, caught on video

Store owners and Good Samaritans chase away looters, caught on video

South Africans applauded store owners and Good Samaritans who chased away young looters in Hillbrow recently. A video of the retaliation was posted on social media.

Store owners and Good Samaritans chase away looters, caught on video
Man pulls something out of arrested guy's pants without cops noticing

Man pulls something out of arrested guy's pants without cops noticing

A video was posted on social media which showed a man pulling something out of an arrested guy's butt without the SAPS noticing and it sparked a debate on social media.

Man pulls something out of arrested guy's pants without cops noticing
Mzansi suspects inside job as snoozing guard gets jumped by thugs

Mzansi suspects inside job as snoozing guard gets jumped by thugs

A video surfaced on social media which showed thugs jumping a sleeping guard. However, social media users felt it was an inside job.

Mzansi suspects inside job as snoozing guard gets jumped by thugs
Thugs caught on video stealing motorist's R100 000 watch in Midrand

Thugs caught on video stealing motorist's R100 000 watch in Midrand

A video emerged on social media which showed a couple of thugs robbing a man in broad daylight. According to reports, the thieves made off with a watch worth a whopping R100 000.

Thugs caught on video stealing motorist's R100 000 watch in Midrand
Video shows female cop kicking lady, Mzansi slams her fitness level

Video shows female cop kicking lady, Mzansi slams her fitness level

South Africans were left divided over a video of a female police officer assaulting a woman. While some condemned her actions, others said cops are fed up with disrespectful people.

Video shows female cop kicking lady, Mzansi slams her fitness level
Security guards caught on video chatting as thug breaks into car

Security guards caught on video chatting as thug breaks into car

A video has gone viral on social media which showed two security guards deliberately ignoring a thug, who was filmed breaking into a vehicle just metres away from them.

Security guards caught on video chatting as thug breaks into car
Bright like a diamond: Mzansi unsure of JMPD’s new ‘body lights’

Bright like a diamond: Mzansi unsure of JMPD’s new ‘body lights’

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department is trying something different: body lights. This is to ensure the police's presence is not missed in the city and have criminals thinking twice before getting up to no good.

Bright like a diamond: Mzansi unsure of JMPD’s new ‘body lights’
SA reacts to man robbing petrol station: "Not your usual criminal"

SA reacts to man robbing petrol station: "Not your usual criminal"

A video was posted on social media which showed a man robbing a gas station as the petrol attendant filled up his car. South Africans were shocked and a bit amused by the footage.

SA reacts to man robbing petrol station: "Not your usual criminal"
Taxi passengers cheer on cop who single-handedly busted thugs

Taxi passengers cheer on cop who single-handedly busted thugs

Taxi passengers cheered on a police officer as he stopped criminals who had been involved in a robbery. The cop was filmed apprehending the thugs in Pretoria.

Taxi passengers cheer on cop who single-handedly busted thugs
South Africans in awe over video of lady fighting off hijackers

South Africans in awe over video of lady fighting off hijackers

A video has surfaced online which shows a woman fighting off hijackers when they ambushed her at her home. The video was shared on social media on Thursday.

South Africans in awe over video of lady fighting off hijackers
2 cops watch as taxi drivers shoot into air during cleansing ceremony

2 cops watch as taxi drivers shoot into air during cleansing ceremony

A video was posted on social media on Wednesday which showed taxi drivers discharging their weapons in a public place as part of a cleansing ceremony. The footage showed two cops standing by and it infuriated Mzansi.

2 cops watch as taxi drivers shoot into air during cleansing ceremony
Woman caught on video stealing elderly lady's handbag, SA left fuming

Woman caught on video stealing elderly lady's handbag, SA left fuming

South Africans were enraged over a video of a woman stealing an 83-year-old lady's handbag while she was shopping in a clothing store. Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions the footage gathered.

Woman caught on video stealing elderly lady's handbag, SA left fuming
Man arrested for falsely 'satisfying' documents with police stamp

Man arrested for falsely 'satisfying' documents with police stamp

A social media user reported on the arrest of a man who used a fake police stamp to certify documents. However, the reporter could not come up with 'certify' so he wrote the man 'satisfied' the documents.

Man arrested for falsely 'satisfying' documents with police stamp
High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia

High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia

It appears that several political parties have taken a harsher stance toward foreign nationals. Similarly, police in areas like Mpumalanga have come down hard on businesses operated by foreigners without proper documentation.

High Court orders investigation into claims of police xenophobia
Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming

Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming

On Wednesday, a video was posted on social media which showed a group of thugs robbing a petrol station. The footage angered South Africans, who called for action to be taken.

Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming
Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"

Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"

The mother of Kulani Mathebula, a Grade 11 learner who was stabbed to death, cried out over her only child. Methebula was on his way to school when he was killed.

Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"
Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder

Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder

Panyaza Lesufi addressed the Crystal Park High School on Monday, where he called the assault on a female pupil 'attempted murder'. His visit followed a viral video of the assault doing the rounds on social media.

Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder
Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence

Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence

The former South African Airways (SAA) pilot, who was fired for flying with a fake licence for 20 years, has been taken into custody. He has since been released on R5,000 bail.

Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence
Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless

Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless

Another brazen theft in broad daylight was caught on video and it left South Africans speechless. The video shows a thug breaking into a bakkie using a new and interesting technique.

Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless
When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

A video compilation was shared on social media which showed what happens when victims fight back against hijackers. Briefly decided to take a look at some of the reactions the video gathered.

When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs
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