Thursday July 19, 2018

Pharmacy burglary caught in CCTV

TWO minors are now the subject of a man hunt operation in the La Trinidad, Benguet, after robbing a pharmacy Friday morning, September 29.

A close circuit television (CCTV) caught the suspects on act, prompting the suspects to be identified.

The burglary suspects carted away P40,000 in cash a cellphone with undetermined value.

According to pharmacist Mary Grace Labinio Botangen, 22, of PA-308-B Upper Wangal, La Trinidad, she left the locked the pharmacy at 8 p.m. of September 28.

Upon her return the next day, Botangen noticed their belongings in disarray prompting her to inform the owner of the pharmacy.

The victim conducted an inventory and discovered one cell phone with undetermined value and estimated P40,000 in different denominations kept inside a cash box was missing.

Fortunately, the cash amounting to P100,000, which was placed inside a folder and left atop the same table intended to purchase medicines was not taken.

A review of the CCTV installed in the area revealed the robbery took place around 1:31 a.m. of September 29 where two minors entered the pharmacy coming from the comfort room.

The suspects forcibly cut the window grills of the comfort room, which was used as entry and exit point.

Authorities added the suspects also covered the CCTV installed at the entrance of the comfort room and removed all plugs inside the pharmacy.

Police are still conducting a follow-up operations on the identities of the suspects