RANDFONTEIN – Footage of a group of white men attacking a black man outside a Randfontein Mugg Bean emerged on social media on Sunday.
The footage shared by Twitter user @AdvBarryRoux was posted on Sunday and has been shared over two thousand times.
A Group of white Joggers beats up a black man unconscious outside mugg and beam. pic.twitter.com/XKpLKLULzT
— IG @AdvBarryRoux (@AdvBarryRoux) November 5, 2017
Mugg Bean marketing executive, Jacquie Schultz acknowledged that the management of the restaurant chain are aware of the footage.
In a statement, Schultz said, « The footage appears to show passersby involved in a physical altercation outside the restaurant. Mugg Bean management did not witness the incident and the restaurant’s staff and customers were not involved. »
« Mugg Bean management has been advised that the SAPS attended the scene and in conjunction with the Mall management are investigating the incident. »
SAPS communication officer, Captain Ernst, confirmed a case of assault was opened.
Two suspects were arrested by Randfontein police and are due to appear in court on Monday.