Brazen heist at liquor shop in Walmer Park

The Herald (South Africa) - - News - – Gareth Wil­son

Three men and three women stole bot­tles of al­co­hol from the Pick n Pay Liquor Store in the Walmer Park Shop­ping Cen­tre af­ter threat­en­ing the se­cu­rity guard with a firearm, at about 1.45pm on Thurs­day.

Po­lice spokesper­son Cap­tain Jo­han Rheeder said the three men stood out­side the store while the women went in­side.

“One sus­pect lifted his top and showed a firearm to the se­cu­rity guard. The three women in­side then placed sev­eral bot­tles of al­co­hol in their bags and [left] the store.”

The se­cu­rity guard then raised the alarm. “The sus­pects spilt up, with some climb­ing into taxis parked near the cen­tre.”

A case of busi­ness rob­bery was opened.

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