On Sunday, a student narrowly escaped a cellphone snatching attempt in Hatfield, Pretoria. According to witnesses, the student was collecting her Ubereats order when a cellphone snatcher attempted to steal her device. The student managed to evade the assailant but sustained minor bruises. Police are investigating the incident and urging anyone with information to come forward as reported by CrimeInSA.
This incident serves as a reminder to always remain vigilant while in public spaces, especially when using electronic devices.
Failed cellphone snatching, a student was collecting her Ubereats order when a cellphone snatcher tried his luck in Hatfield Pretoria, the student survived the incident with minor bruises.#StayAlert pic.twitter.com/fZLUPQRuYV
— CrimeInSA (@sa_crime) March 20, 2023
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