A video of a grab-and-run thief in the east of Pretoria recently went viral.
In the video, reportedly taken in Lynwood, a man is seen standing on the sidewalk outside a store.
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He stands with his back towards the customers in the shop.
Suddenly he turns around quickly, runs in and grabs something from a table.
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Before any customers could react, the man has already fled from the scene.
The video was shared by a Twitter account, Reza.
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The account warned residents to be vigilant and safe.
“Keep an eye out on your surroundings for suspicious people and behaviour,” said Reza.
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