TZANEEN-A 30-year-old woman from Mavela village near Nwamitwa in Greater Tzaneen was arrested at a cosmetic store in Tzaneng Mall on Thursday, February 10 after she allegedly had stolen multiple perfumes.
At about 1.45 pm security guards’ members received a complaint of shoplifting in a well-known shop in the mall. They deployed officers to the scene where shop management handed the alleged shoplifter over to them.
The management allegedly told the officers that the suspect was apprehended just before she left the shop. She was caught when a security tag triggered the security entrance as she tried to exit the shop with an item she did not pay for.
Picture Supplied: Four perfumed were found in her bag.
When the management searched the suspect, they found 4 perfumes hidden in her handbag.
The woman allegedly told the management that she stole the perfumes to surprise her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day.
The suspect was taken to Tzaneen Police Station where she was detained and a case docket of shoplifting was opened. She is expected to appear in the Tzaneen Magistrates’ Court. #TzaneenVoice