Pharmacy Robbed: Verulam – KwaZulu Natal
At approximately 13:31 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to a pharmacy on Wick Street in the Verulam CBD after receiving reports of a business robbery.
Upon arrival it was establised that four well dressed men entered the business separately. They posed as customers while they waited for the store to quiten down. One suspect then approached the cashier and drew a firearm. He was joined by three of his accomplices who emptied cash from the till. Prior to fleeing one employee was robbed of an iPhone. The robbery was captured on CCTV.
The suspects fled through the Verulam CBD on foot and was pursued by an employee of the business. As they entered the taxi rank the employee managed to catch up to one of them. He grabbed the bag containing the stolen cash from the suspect. An altercation broke out and the victim was assaulted in the process. The suspects then allegedly fled in a taxi.
An extensive search was conducted for the robbers however no arrests were made.