Indian origin grocery shop attendant became a victim of a violent robbery in Browns Plains in Brisbane on 30th July 2016. At 7pm in the evening two armed robbers entered the shop, when the grocery shop owner, Neelu Sharma was preparing to close the shop. The robbers pointed a knife on her demanding money and her phone. The robbers slashed her right hand when she tried to save herself. She was bleeding heavily after the attack and the robbers left with money and her mobile phone.
Ms Sharma drove herself to the doctor to receive medical help after the incident. She received nine stitches.
Investigation into the incident are continuing. Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.