PHILIPSBURG:— The Special Robbery Unit is presently investigating two armed robberies; one which took place on Friday, August 5th at approximately 09.15 p.m. at a supermarket on Union road. Two unknown and armed men, dressed completely in dark clothing arrived on the scene on foot. One suspect went to the supermarket while the second suspect stood guard at the entrance. After robbing the supermarket the suspects walked towards a car in which the driver was sitting. This victim was also robbed of his money. After committing these robberies both suspects fled on foot.
The second robbery took place on Sunday, August 7th at approximately 02.40 p.m. in the parking lot of a popular hotel in Point Blanche. The victim stated that he had just arrived at the hotel after being dropped off by a friend. He was attacked by two unknown men both who were carrying handguns. The two suspects violently robbed the victim of his handbags containing personal items, tools and an undisclosed amount of cash. After committing this act both suspects drove away in an awaiting “get away vehicle.”
KPSM Police Report.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Police investigate robberies.