SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The Special Robbery Unit is currently investigating an armed robbery that took place at a supermarket on the A.J.C Brouwers road on Wednesday night, August 12th, 2020, around 09.40 pm, the police said in a report on Thursday.
On the scene the officers were informed that two male suspects, dressed in dark clothing, entered the establishment brandishing firearms, and demanded the daily earning.
After gathering an undisclosed amount of money, the suspects fled on foot in the direction of L.B Scott road.
The police force is asking the community of Sint Maarten and businesses to be vigilant during this period.
“We are urging the community to come forward with any information that they may have regarding this or any other crime committed. The detectives investigating this armed robbery case are asking anyone with information about this robbery to contact the Sint Maarten Police Force, at +1 721- 542 2222 ext. 204 or 205 or the anonymous tip line on 9300 (free of charge).
“You can also visit the website at www.policesxm.sx to report crime anonymous via the tip contact form. Or you can leave a Private Message via our Facebook page (Police Force of Sint Maarten -Korps Politie Sint Maarten) if you know or suspect,” the Thursday police statement said. (KPSM)