WATCH: Motorist catches car thieves in the act

2019-02-19 13:24
A man jumps out of a bakkie he attempted to drive off with. (Screengrab)

A man jumps out of a bakkie he attempted to drive off with. (Screengrab)

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A motorist managed to stop car thieves seconds before they drove off with his vehicle from a parking lot at a Springs shopping centre.

In a video that is going viral on social media, a dark grey vehicle can be seen on CCTV footage pulling into a parking bay at the shopping centre in Casseldale on Saturday.

Moments later, the passenger exits the vehicle and fiddles with the handle of the bakkie parked next to it.

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The man stops and looks around before jumping into the driver's seat of the single cab bakkie.

As he pulls out of the parking bay, a man who seems to be owner of the bakkie rushes over to it.

The car thief jumps out, abandons the bakkie and flees in the car he arrived in.

Police could not confirm the incident.

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