DescriptionThis young girl bravely fought off a mugger, while a street guard stood by watching idly.The incident happened at 16:24 on Sunday April 9 in Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg. News24 was able to confirm that the teen was walking from Northcliff Square, where she worked as a promo girl to visit a friend on Anreith Street. As she approached her friend’s place, she asked her to open the gate. That’s when a red VW polo pulled up next to her. The incident was caught on CCTV camera. A man approached her, asking for directions., when she said she could not help, he lunged at her, in an attempt to steal her phone.The teen, who noticed the street guard a few meters away – thinking he’d come to her aid, put up a fight. Their struggle ended on the ground. Her attacker pinned her on the ground before making off with her cell phone. She is traumatised but sustained no injuries. A case was opened at the Linden police station on Monday April 10. The street guard has since been suspended.