Don’t accept help from strangers

2016-03-11 06:00

LAST Friday a 70-year-old woman bought R200 worth of groceries from Kokstad Pick n Pay and as she left the store three black teenagers approached her asking if they could help carry her packets, not knowing they were thugs.
They walked out of Pick n Pay with her packets while she went next door to an electrical store to purchase something.
The next thing these thugs ran off with her groceries. One was caught, but two escaped with the goods, which have never been recovered.
Please pensioners and people, be aware of strangers asking if they can help you with carrying your goods. Only except help from people you know. It is sad to note that old people are targeted by thugs.
Thank you to centre manager Charmaine Swart for her kindness for assisting this poor soul with R200 from her personal money.

Kokstad resident

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