A man who claims he is 44 -years old has been embarrassed after he was caught stealing a cellphone in a shopping mall in Harare.

The man and is accomplice took their time to scan the surroundings and, once satisfied that no-one was looking at them, they dipped hands beyond a counter and snatched a phone.

Un-beknown to them, they were being watched on camera. They have been arrested and shamed.

Watch the video below: