VIDEO: Cellphone thief gets beaten in Hillbrow

A cell phone thief was beaten by a group of people in Hillbrow on Saturday after a taxi driver saw him and chased him down because he robbed one of his passengers.

In two videos tweeted by REZA crime network, the suspect is seen walking up to a taxi and grabbing what is believed to be a cell phone through the taxi window before running away.

The taxi driver then exits the vehicle, chases after the thief, apprehends him and then hands him over to the victim, who starts kicking and hitting him. He is joined by a number onlookers who join in on the beat up.

Hillbrow police are yet to comment.

Watch the videos below:


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