n Servamus Community-based Safety and Security Magazine - Shopping mall robberies - a concerning reality

Volume 108, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 1015-2385


Men hate it, women love it : a day in the mall. But these days, visiting a shopping mall for a day can no longer be regarded as a safe outing, as South Africa has seen a spike in shopping mall robberies (especially in Gauteng and the Western Cape) in recent years. In the build-up to the festive season, robbers increase their focus on shopping malls, as they know that cash registers have more money in them and shops are stocking more and more expensive stock. This is "Christmas shopping" time for robbers!

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