WATCH: Shoplifters apprehended at Clearwater after failed escape

At around 12pm today, two suspects made an attempt to make away with what is believed to be stolen goods.

The two women, driving a Volkswagen Polo, broke through the boom gates at the mall’s exit, but also drove over the spikes, puncturing their tyres.

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They weren’t able to get far from the exit, as the car came to a halt at the traffic circle outside the mall.

The suspects were subsequently apprehended by mall security while they waited for police to arrive.

Police have since arrived on scene and are attempting to gain access to the vehicle to seize the stolen goods.

The suspects are presently in the custody of the police and mall security. It is alleged they had stolen thousands of rands in goods before being apprehended.

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