The victim died of his wounds after lapsing into a coma.
The attempted car theft took place on Gleneagles Drive.
He stole various items, including furniture, shoes, an iron, a kettle and other grey goods. He then sold the items in the Verulam CBD.
In a statement released on their Facebook page, the mall said no one was harmed in the incident.
There were three separate incidents where heroin, illegal skin whitening cream and counterfeit clothes were seized at the airport.
The men demanded money and jewellery from the elderly woman who was asleep at the time of the attack.
The police officer had robbed a business in Greenwood Park on Wednesday afternoon.
The man was nabbed by Greenwood Park police.
Since the beginning of this year, more than 160 drivers have been arrested for drunk driving on the M4 and M41.
Durban North SAPS said they are aware of the incident but confirmed no case had been opened.
There have been a number of fatalities on this stretch of road with many residents saying excessive speeding and drunk driving were the cause of the fatal crashes