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WATCH: Bag-stealing biker gets hit by instant Karma

2017-03-30 09:17

WHAT A CHOP! This thief attempts to steal a handbag but ultimately crashes during his getaway. Image: YouTube

Cape Town - We’ve seen many car and bike thieves but sometimes you stumble across a clip that shows Karma being dished out in the most bizarre way.

CCTV captured the moment a Motorcyclist takes advantage of a distracted female driver at a petrol station. He attempted to make off with her belongings but fortunately for the driver, he lacked the necessary control of his bike.

Move like a ninja

The victim was in the process of refuelling her car when suddenly a unidentified rider creeps up to her car.

He gains entry to her car and grabs a bag before leaping back onto his poegie to make a run for it.

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As he sets off, someone runs towards him. Knowing he was spotted, the handbag thief tries to ride away but he clips a pole, loses control and smashes into a wall!

The rider can be seen stunned and lying on the floor as the female driver runs after him to retrieve her belongings.

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