Police hunt for gun-wielding robbers caught on camera – VIDEO
Police are searching for two suspects caught on camera robbing an M-Pesa shop in Uthiru.
The dramatic footage captured the two robbers storming into the shop and robbing staff and customers of valuables.
The two reportedly made away with over one hundred thousand shillings during the Friday incident at the shop that doubles up as a pharmacy.
The two robbers had walked into the premise as the owner James Masibu was opening for the day.
In the footage, the two are seen gesturing at each other as one walked into one of the shops as the other stood guard outside.
An employee who was reporting to work was immediately accosted and forced to open the shop, which according to the owner, has an electronic lock.
Moments later another unsuspecting customer walks in and is accosted by one of the robbers. The customer, a university student, escaped the robber’s bullet by a whisker as he managed to escape.
The owner of the shop also came face to face with one of the robbers who was already inside the shop.
The robber finally found Sh100,000 which Mr Masibu was holding, before ransacking the other shop for mobile phones.
A woman was not lucky after a stray bullet hit her when the robbers fired at a crowd that had gathered at the premise. She is recovering at a nearby hospital
Dagoretti DCIO Joseph Ondoro said they have launched a manhunt for the criminals.