WATCH: Foreigner Steals Phone from Store Clerk in Guangzhou

By Matthew Bossons, August 23, 2017

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Video footage of a foreigner stealing a convenience store clerk’s phone in Guangzhou’s Baiyun District has gone viral in China. 

A closed-circuit television camera in the store captured the foreigner at the checkout, where he points to something behind the counter before sneakily snatching the cashier’s phone and stuffing it in his left pocket. 

Unfortunately for the sheisty foreigner, police caught up with him, searching his room for the stolen mobile before parading him back to the scene of the crime (presumably to return the phone and apologize…).


Talk about a walk of shame!


Chinese netizens were less than impressed, with one writing

“Guangzhou's foreigners commit tons of crimes... it's just some people don't work – my coworker had his wallet stolen by two foreigners once. Anyway, I don't have a very good feeling about foreigners, I've seen too many foreigners partake in these illegal activites...”

Watch footage of the theft below (VPN off):  

The man’s nationality has not been reported and it is currently unclear what punishment he may face. 

READ MORE: Foreigner Slaps, Berates Guangzhou Metro Commuter

[Images via, Next Shark]

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