Suspect robs PE supermarket using pepper spray

07:21 (GMT+2) Thu, 07 Nov 2019

Police in Port Elizabeth are looking for a man who robbed a supermarket in Havelock Street, Central on Tuesday night.

Spokesperson Warrant Officer Alwin Labans says the man, who was armed with pepper spray, entered the supermarket pretending to be a customer.

The suspect loaded some groceries into a box and went to the counter.

Labans says he then took out pepper spray and sprayed the 22-year-old complainant in the face, before going around the counter where he helped himself with airtime and cash from the till.

No arrests have been made.