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Shocking CCTV Footage Shows Woman Stealing From Woolworths Shopper

While some users expressed their frustration with the prevailing socio-economic challenges in South Africa, others condemned the thief's behaviour.

A shocking incident of theft at Woolworths, also known as Woolies, has been captured on CCTV and shared on social media. The video, posted by @Asa_Sigoxo on X, shows a woman stealing a wallet from a distracted shopper at a Woolworths store.

In the footage, one woman can be seen pushing a trolley while another discreetly takes the wallet and walks away. The incident took place at the Woolworths shop located at the Engen garage on Rivonia Road, next to the BMW dealership, as revealed by South African @Eazyfela on X.

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The video has sparked outrage among South Africans, who expressed their shock and frustration.

Many shared their own experiences of theft and highlighted the need for increased vigilance. One user, @Ms_Mandy_X, commented, “It’s a shame! Woman or not, it’s unacceptable for someone to feel entitled to my belongings.”

Another user, @MrsWToYou, mentioned that such incidents are not isolated and often involve organized groups. She shared her own encounter, saying, “It’s everywhere to be honest. They work in groups. Women syndicate! They once took my whole handbag in Cedar Square.”

While some users expressed their frustration with the prevailing socio-economic challenges in South Africa, others condemned the thief’s behaviour. @MadooraMopedi commented, “Stop lying because you want to justify this nonsense behaviour. It’s disgusting and uncomfortable to watch.”

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One user, @motebele_mpho, shared a personal incident where they caught a thief dressed in a nurse uniform at Woolworths. They made a scene and attracted attention from the entire store. The incident highlights the need for increased security measures and vigilance.

SurgeZirc SA reached out to Woolworths for a comment, but they had not responded at the time of publishing this article. The incident serves as a reminder for shoppers to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to protect their belongings while shopping.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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