In a stranger than fiction act, a robber slit his throat inside a shop counter at Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti on Sunday afternoon.
This after he was cornered having stolen from the shop staff.
According to a source, the suspect had gathered the handbags belonging to employees behind the store till.
When he was spotted, he took a knife and attacked himself threatening to take his own life.
The suspect was tackled and handed over to police.
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