Just before 13:00 on 8 January 2019, Drift Reaction cc, OPS Manager Jonas went to a local medical practitioner in Muldersdrift to renew his monthly script. As he walked into the waiting area he joked with the receptionist who had huge eyes and were smiling, nodding her head and not saying a word.
The next moment Jonas felt something cold against the back of his head. He had walked right into an armed robbery. The suspect kept the gun to his head and another came towards him from the front also pointing him with a firearm.
They searched Jonas and took his firearm, cell phones, wallet as well as our vehicle’s keys. They also robbed patients inside the waiting room and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the practice.
Jonas describes them as very young and all three suspects were most definitely Zimbabwean citizens.
A local resident who came to fetch someone from the rooms was confronted by one of the armed suspects who wanted to either hijack his vehicle or rob him of his valuables. He did not wait for the suspect to ask. He bravely hit him with the door and reversed to get away from the armed suspect.
They then ran to their own vehicle an old shape Black Getz and sped off. He ran into the rooms where he was told that they were just robbed.
He followed them and the suspects fired about eight shots in his direction but thankfully missed. They sped off towards Diepsloot.
Drift Reaction cc are extremely relieved that OPS Manager Jonas, the doctors, staff, patients as well as the resident who gave chase were unharmed during the incident. CCTV showed that they sat outside the rooms for quite some time before they calmly walked into the rooms and left again.
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