SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – Who recognizes these perpetrators of an armed robbery, police are seeking the assistance of the community to find the culprits, authorities said in a Thursday statement.
“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?
“You can call the Special Unit Robberies of the police via the general number + 1721-5422222 ext. 203 or via the anonymous tip line 9300.” (Sint Maarten Police Force)