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CCTV footage captured the moment a group of four people stole a handbag at a Spur restaurant in Tiger Valley, Cape Town. The slick operation involved a young boy. The owner has appealed for help in recovering the handbag.
An attempted hijacking was foiled by a Johannesburg man’s quick-witted response. Approached by 3 armed men, the target evaded his attackers by reversing his car into theirs and was then able to drive away safely.
2307 female trainees from the SAPS Hammanskraal and Tshwane Academies recently gathered to receive direction and instructions to prepare them before becoming official police constables. They were all thanked for their hard work.
Prophet Paseka "Mboro" Motsoeneng claimed recently that a white man threatened to kill him. The incident happened at a petrol station in Alberton, Gauteng, and police arrested the man and arraigned him in court.
Social media users couldn't believe their eyes when a video was shared on Facebook showing a group of people casually looting a shop in Dobsonville, Soweto. The video has been watched 96 000 times and was shared far and wide.
Two criminals were caught on video brazenly stealing a parked car's number plates in broad daylight. Intelligence Bureau SA, an investigative network, shared the CCTV footage on its Facebook page. More on Briefly.
Minister of police, Bheki Cele, has announced at a media briefing that almost 70 000 police officers will be promoted over the course of the next three years. This move, according to the minister, is long overdue.
Tebogo Makena, a prison inmate, is seen in a viral video showing off his luxury items, including Louis Vuitton clothes and Gucci shoes. He showed off an invoice of R13,000 apparently from a Louis Vuitton shop in Sandton.
A police officer has won praise for kindly helping a man in crutches get down a set of stairs recently. The officer's identity remains unclear, as is where the incident took place. Nevertheless, the image has inspired many.
SAPS didn’t cover themselves in glory according to many concert-goers at the Global Citizen festival. However, one man detailed how 2 policemen courageously saved his life as well as tons of others amidst the chaos.
A viral video shows police in Chatsworth, Durban, busting a taxi driver transporting 25 passengers — well over the legal limit. A police officer, Steve Middleton, shared the video on his Facebook profile. More on Briefly.
CCTV footage showing part of the crime spree that unfolded after the Global Citizen Festival on Sunday has surfaced. It shows several incidents of muggings and moments of panic in the crowd at Sasol garage near FNB stadium.
A viral video shows a traffic police officer apparently napping while on speed trapping duty in the Free State province. Some viewers were outraged at the cop for sleeping on duty, while others took a more empathetic approach.
A dramatic video shows a police officer at Honeydew police station in Johannesburg slapping a phone from a woman's hand. The woman in question, Ruth Du Toit, shared the video on her Facebook page recently. More on Briefly.
Witnesses took to social media to share how chaotic mugging scenes unfolded at a Sasol garage outside FNB stadium after the Global Citizen Festival ended. Many revellers were waiting at the garage for transport to get home.
Being a policeman has never looked any better on somebody as it does on a certain Nigerian man named Bruno Chigozie Opara whose body and face meshes well with his crisp, clean police uniform. Many are swooning over this cute guy.
A video was posted on social media which showed two traffic officers desperately trying to detain a man in traffic. However, at one point in the video both cops pick up stones, which they threw at the individual.
A dramatic road-rage video shows the moment an enraged man threatened a father and his seven-year-old daughter with a wrench. It remains unclear what sparked the confrontation and where it took place. More on Briefly.
A video was posted on social media which showed a metro cop losing his cool after a bus driver refused to comply with his demands by pulling over in the bushes. The footage showed the cop cursing at the driver.
The South African Police Service took to social media to share a heartwarming photo of gang members giving up on crime. The image showed the former criminals handing over their weapons as they commit to a life without crime.
CCTV footage captured a middle-aged woman apparently stealing SABC TV equipment from the ongoing State Capture Commission of Inquiry in Parktown, Johannesburg. Find out more about the incident on Briefly.co.za.
A disturbing video has made its way on social media which showed a mother using her daughter to steal another lady's handbag at Steers. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera and it had Twitter users fuming.
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