Angry residents grab suspect in Heidelberg ATM card theft

Heidelberg police had to intervene when angry citizens arrested a suspect and demanded to ‘handle’ him themselves and teach him a lesson.


The man grabbed a young woman’s bank card after she incerted it into an ATM yesterday at the Usave complex in Rensburg. She screamed for help and a crowd quickly came to her rescue and managed to catch the suspect.


Police arrested him and took him to Heidelberg Police Station



Lydia Rice
Journalist - Heidelberg

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