PHILIPSBURG:— The Special Robbery Unit is presently investigating the armed robbery of an elderly female which took place on Monday April 4th at approximately 06.30 p.m. The 73 year old victim had just left the Rouge et Noire Casino on Front Street and was walking towards the Chinese restaurant in that alley when she was suddenly attacked from behind by an unknown assailant who was dressed completely in dark clothing with a “hoody” covering his head. The robber who was armed with a knife stabbed the victim and then fled the scene in the direction of the Board Walk taking the victims bag. The victim was treated on the scene by paramedics and transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. After treatment the victim was free to go home.
Another suspect in the ongoing stabbing investigation which took place on the school bus at the gas station in Sint Peters has been arrested. The 19 year male suspect with initials J.J.J. remains in custody for further investigation.
KPSM Police Report.
Source: St. Martin News Network Elderly female robbed.