The man skillfully and effortlessly climbs a street light pole to retrieve the light, which he then steals with the utmost casualness.
The culprit, seemingly completely oblivious to the TV crew and camera, is seen snatching an unattended bag from the sand and walking away.
Videos of thieves snatching cellphones, or other valuable items, before beating a hasty retreat are common. They usually end with a shocked victim watching on helplessly but not this time.
A Cape Town woman fought back after a thief targeted her for her cellphone, while she was sitting outside her house. A few punches were thrown as well.
Thieves managed to pull off a pretty impressive heist over at Berlin’s Bode Museum, although you have to ask some questions about the security.
Flipping through the photographs of their holiday, a young couple thought they found the exact moment the watch went missing – but is it just an assumption?
A man in Mpumalanga was quite literally caught with his pants down, and once the crowd grabbed hold of him things were never going to end well.
What do you do when the car you have stolen blows its tyre as soon as Drake comes on? Get out and dance, man.
Dj Sbu needs to stop getting into trouble: first it was endorsing his new energy drink at an event and then it was being caught for speeding, twice. Come on, old chap.
A motorist in Jozi has captured the moment an opportunistic beggar robbed the car in front of him. All this in plain daylight of course. Check the video here.
In an amazing real-life car chase (they get them in America), the thief uses a very original mode of transport as his “getaway vehicle”. Except he probably could have run faster…
Some Irish robbers made off with loads of Jack Daniel’s whiskey. They have evidently found themselves landing with their bum in butter this festive season.
This footage has been obtained of a group of people robbing a garage shop in Joburg. Heavily armed and not there to make friends, this is one scary situation.
In some less important and, for many, delightful news, the Kardashian sisters have refused to resume filming the TENTH season of their reality show… why? Someone is stealing from them, and they want justice.
Whether you fell victim to this ‘scam’ or you wiped your brow in relief that you narrowly escaped being duped, we all want to know who is behind the plot. He lives like royalty while he is stealing your money.
In an Argo-like plan, a group of activists helped transport a bunch of Syrian refugees into Europe to seek asylum, while disguised as a wedding party.
This Colombian man has learnt his lesson, never to steal again. After stealing a woman’s phone his ‘fast’ get away was halted when he was hit by a bus. This is possilbly the fastest Karma turn around time.
As part of what is the ‘most rigorous’ form of non-custodial punishment, a young offender was told to write an apology letter for his crimes. Instead, he took the opportunity to mock and insult his victims.