Detectives appeal for community assistance in supermarket armed robbery. Robbers still at large | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – Police and Detectives are once again appealing to the community for assistance regarding two criminal investigations.  On Monday, March 18, 2019, around 11.15 am, in broad daylight, an armed robbery occurred at supermarket 2.3 in the Dutch Quarter district.

Three perpetrators, one with a firearm, entered the supermarket and forced some of those present to lie on the floor.

The perpetrators took the money from the cash register under threat from the firearm. After the raid, the three perpetrators ran away in the direction of the Dutch Quarter.

Have you witnessed the robbery, or do you recognize any of the perpetrators?

The second investigation is related to a shooting in Dutch Quarter where the victim succumbed to his injuries.  See separate story.

You can call the Special Unit Robberies of the police via the general number + 1721-542 22 22 ext. 203 or via the anonymous tip line 9300 or send a PM via our Facebook page. (Sint Maarten Police Force)

Source: Souliga Newsday