Funeral parlour robbed

2015-04-30 14:53

THE owner of a Port Shepstone funeral service was robbed in her store in Escombe Street on Thursday.

According to Pat Freeman, a man barged into her shop and threw her to the floor.

He fled with a substantial amount of cash.

“At first I thought he was a customer. When I asked if he needed help, he told me to shut up. Then he flung me to the ground,” she said.

As he did this, cash fell out of Freeman’s pocket.

The man grabbed the money and fled.

“I ran outside my shop and screamed for help, but nobody assisted me,” she said.

Freeman said her business is situated in the area of the taxi rank and although it has always been a prime spot for crime, recently it has worsened.

“The problem is that there are too many drug addicts in the area waiting to rob people,” she said.

“I hope the police catch the culprit,” added Freeman

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