Man threatens staff with firearm in Kadina

A 43-year-old Wallaroo man is in custody after allegedly threatening staff at a Kadina pharmacy with a firearm on Friday. 

Police were called to the chemist on Port Road, New Town just after 5.20pm last Friday where there were reports a man had entered the business with a gun. 

The man allegedly demanded and self administered prescription medication, he subsequently collapsed. 

Police were concerned for the man’s welfare and quickly entered the premises. 

He was taken to the Wallaroo Hospital where he remained under police guard, his firearm was seized by police. 

Fortunately, no members at the pharmacy were physically injured during the incident. 

Investigations are continuing.