Food delivery riders have made a name for themselves for their quick thinking in apprehending criminals. We’ve heard many stories about their heroic deeds, the most recent being the GrabFood rider who assisted in the capture of two snatch thieves.
Another incident in Miri, Sarawak, involving a snatch thief who was apprehended, went viral; however, what caught the netizen’s attention the most was a Foodpanda rider’s impressive knot tying skills. At the time of writing (Wednesday, 14th September), the video had obtained 1.3M views, 74.7k likes and over 1k comments.
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According to the TikTok video posted by @bro.salah, a snatch thief was caught and detained with the assistance of a Foodpanda rider. The Foodpanda rider can be seen using a rope to tie the snatch thief’s legs together to prevent him from fleeing. Meanwhile, the thief was reprimanded by a man wearing a dark shirt for not earning an honest living.
Netizens commented on the TikTok post, praising the Foodpanda rider for apprehending the thief. “Wherever there is trouble, that’s where the Foodpanda rider will be,” a user wrote. Another commenter wrote, “It’s rare for Foodpanda riders not to be involved in any cases in Malaysia.”
It’s safe to say that our safety and wellbeing is well-taken care not only by the police, but also by good Samaritans like this food delivery rider.
Neetashini Kanendran contributed to this article