Sharjah residents tie thief to a pole in the street

If you love a bit of instant karma, you’re in for a treat.

A suspected thief was arrested just moments after snatching Dhs120,000 from a man in Al Arouba Road, Sharjah on Saturday afternoon.

Well, not arrested in the sense that you may think. Sharjah residents who witnessed the incident caught the thief and tied him to a pole as they waited for Sharjah Police to arrive.

The suspect had targeted the victim when he left a money exchange outlet.

After verifying that the suspect had indeed tried to steal Dhs120,000 from a man, he was taken to the Criminal and Investigation Department for questioning.

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