A TikTok video that captures shoppers at Mams Mall fleeing from a robbery scene has gone viral. South African netizens were stunned by the chaotic clip of the frantic shoppers running away while carrying their goods. The footage quickly spread on the platform and viewers raised concerns about the rampant crime in the comments section.
Shoppers ran for their lives at Mams Mall and the TikTok footage went viral. Image: @danko_101Source: TikTok
A video showing shoppers at Mams Mall making a break for it in the middle of a robbery grabbed Mzansi’s attention.
It displays the mayhem with people dashing away, clutching their goods, and pushing trolleys like they’re in a race against time.
Robbery video circulates on TikTok
The clip posted by TikTok user @danko_101 clocked over 705,000 views and became a spectacle that Mzansi can’t stop talking about.
Concerns rise in the comments
As the clip gains momentum, so do the concerns. Viewers expressed worries about the rising crime. They used the comments section to voice their anxieties about the safety of public spaces.
Watch the video below:
Mzansi’s humour lightens the mood
In true Mzansi style, netizens dealt with the frightening situation with humour. Some viewers joked about the sight of shoppers fleeing with their trolleys and some failing to keep their composure.
“The first guy pretended like he was Hercules at first den 120 speed.”
“Yoh imagine walking with young kids. “
“Mams mall and Tshwane mall is not save at all.”
“There is something that our government is not telling us honestly.”
“Yeyi people are speeding with the trolles.”
“Ey Jesu the guy trying to keep his cool, and the trolley guys. “
“To think that I wanted to go to FNB yesterday mara something told me not to go, hehehe.♀️”
“I would’ve found myself in store rooms of any shop than to runaround and endanger my life even more.”
Man survives N3 shootout between cops and robbers
In another article, Brielfy News reported that a man was lucky to survive a shootout which left bodies lying on the ground.
The man’s voice was filled with fear and relief that he did not die during a shootout that he witnessed in Durban. South Africans expressed concern that violent crimes in SA are on the rise.