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Women gang busted while on a stealing spree in city center eatery

Three women were on Tuesday morning cornered at a popular eatery in the city center after being caught stealing from customers.

The three, who were pulling customer’s handbags from under the table at Domino’s Pizza along Koinange Street, were noticed by an employee who was manning the CCTV cameras.

An alarm was raised and all doors of the restaurant were closed as security guards arrested the three.

The three suspects who were stealing from customers in the restaurant. PHOTO | COURTESY
The three suspects who were stealing from customers in the restaurant. PHOTO | COURTESY

They were huddled in a corner as police were called in.

The three endured the shame as the contents of their bags were emptied. revealing a number of stolen mobile phones and ladies wallets.

Two of the women, aged 35 and 34 shielded, their faces to conceal their identities as customers took their photos. The photos were then widely shared on popular Facebook pages.

Items found in the handbags of the suspects. PHOTO | COURTESY
Items found in the handbags of the suspects. PHOTO | COURTESY

Theft cases in  restaurants located within the city center have become rampant. The thieves target mobile phones, handbags, tablets and laptops.

The culprits are mostly smartly dressed women who target middle-class restaurants.