A group of teens in Australia are wanted for committing a robbery of a local store at the country's most popular mall. And MTO News has learned that they used the threat of the coronavirus as their weapon.
The teens were so bold, that they recorded their robbery on video.
The video shows a group of teens accosting a woman behind a kiosk at the mall, and stole goods from her store. When the woman tried to stop the teens, they began coughing on the woman.
One of the teens can be heard saying something about the coronavirus.
The shopkeeper was Asian and wearing a protective mask. According to local reports, she has been vigilant in social distancing - because she wants to avoid catching the deadly virus.
So the woman was terrified when the teens began coughing on her.
The teens managed to steal more than $100 in merchandise, according to local reports.
So far none of the teens have been caught.