The video courtesy of Crime Watch shows how brazen the thieves.
The woman are seen sitting behind the unsuspecting family enjoying a night out.
CCTV footage has emerged showing three women stealing a customer’s handbag at at the Red Hawk Spur restaurant in Cape Town.
The video, courtesy of Crime Watch, has since gone viral on social media.
In the one-minute clip, a family is seated in a booth enjoying a meal when the three thieves take up their positions, Northglen Newsreported.
The theft occurred in Plumstead, and the video shows one woman sitting behind the unsuspecting family enjoying a night out. The thief shifts nervously and manages to pick the woman’s handbag up without alerting the victim.
She then passes it to her accomplice, who places it in a bigger bag before calmly leaving the store.