PHILIPSBURG:— The Special Unit Robbery of the Sint Maarten Police Force is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place at Wah Yung Supermarket in Cole Bay on Tuesday, January 24th at approximately 07.50 p.m. This is when two masked and armed men stormed into the establishment and threatened the cashier and the clients in the supermarket with their weapons. The robbers then proceeded to steal an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and the personal belongings of a client that was in the supermarket at the time. After committing this act the robbers fled on foot.
The police force is again reaching out to all business owners/operators and informing them that they should take all necessary precautions and make use of the safety tips which has been provided to them, to prevent them from becoming a victim.
KPSM Press Release
Source: St. Martin News Network
Police investigating armed robbery.