WATCH: Laptop stolen in Lynnwood, Pretoria

WATCH: Laptop stolen in Lynnwood, Pretoria

CCTV footage was shared on social media of a laptop being stolen out of a car in Lynnwood, Pretoria. 

Laptop Stolen In Lynwood
Twitter/ Yusuf Abramjee

On Tuesday, CCTV footage of a laptop being stolen was shared on Twitter by journalist and anti-crime activist, Yusuf Abramjee.

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In the viral video, two men in a white Volkswagen stole a laptop from a blue SUV. 

While the driver of the blue SUV got out at the petrol station, the driver of the white Volkswagen can be seen blocking the SUV from being locked on the left side of the car. 

Another man got out of the Volkswagen and stole the laptop from the SUV.

Car-jamming or remote-jamming at shopping malls and petrol stations is a constant reminder of the very real threat of crime in South Africa. 

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Perpetrators of car break-ins are rarely caught, making it one of the most common crimes in the country. 

Once you exit your vehicle, criminals press a button, effectively blocking your remote control from locking your vehicle.

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Image Credit: Twitter/ Yusuf Abramjee

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