Durban - The Gillitts Neighbourhood Watch in the Upper Highway area arrested a man that was allegedly mugging people with a toy gun.
The Gillitts watch claimed that they spotted a man on Old Station Road in Hillcrest allegedly brandishing the firearm at pedestrians.
The neighbourhood watch said the man fled towards the railway line and then crossed over into a shopping mall parking lot.
Multiple area patrollers, Blue Security and Jag security responded and cordoned off the area. The man was eventually apprehended.
Colonel Thembeka Mbele, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said that on Camp Road in Gillitts, a 27-year-old suspect was arrested after the complainant alleged that a firearm was pointed at him.