WATCH: Unfazed Joburg customer sips on juice box as armed men rob store

2019-07-23 13:42
A customer involved in a business robbery at a supermarket in Johannesburg is being praised on social media for how calm he remained throughout the ordeal.

A customer involved in a business robbery at a supermarket in Johannesburg is being praised on social media for how calm he remained throughout the ordeal. (Screengrab)

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A customer caught in the middle of a business robbery at a supermarket in Johannesburg received praise on social media for remaining calm throughout the ordeal.

The man appears to sip a juice as he chaos continues around him.

According to police, the incident took place on July 16. CCTV footage of the incident was posted on the Intelligence Bureau SA Facebook page. 

In the video, armed perpetrators move around the store but the seemingly unfazed man opens what looks like a juice box and takes a few sips.

Social media users commented on the man's calm demeanour.

"The way that guy in a blue cap is so relaxed though," one person said.

"Be like the guy with the cap, mind your business and enjoy what you purchased in the shop," said another.

According to police, no shots were fired during the robbery.

"They took an undisclosed amount of money, cellphones and a jacket. The three suspects are still at large and no shots were fired," police spokesperson Sergeant Mpho More told News24.

A case of business robbery was opened at the Florida police station. An investigation is under way.

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