Watercrest mall robbery

Watch: CCTV captures robbers attack motorist at Watercrest Mall garage

Durban – A video of armed robbers pouncing on an unsuspecting female motorist at a garage at Watercrest mall has surfaced online.

The video of the robbery, which happened on Monday afternoon, is fast going viral as members of the public warn their friends and relatives to be wary of such attacks.

In one post the user says ‘Armed robbery yesterday at the Watercrest mall please ensure your doors are locked at all times and make yourself aware with what’s happening around you.’

Meanwhile, a security guard has been fatally shot in Durban after allegedly trying to alert patrons to a robbery.

Police have confirmed, five suspects are on the run, following the murder of a security guard believed to be in his forties.

It is understood that they were attempting to rob a betting facility at the racecourse when the man intervened. They then shot him in the chest before they fled the scene.

A private security company which was on the scene claims the suspects did not take anything from the business.

Police say they have launched a search for the suspects.