Burger King, food stores robbed by unknown men

PHILIPSBURG–The Robbery Special Unit is investigating three armed robberies that occurred this past Monday and Tuesday.

  The first robbery took place at Burger King on Union Road at approximately 10:35pm Monday. Two unknown men stormed into the establishment with a gun and a machete and stole an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. After committing this act they fled on foot, according to police on Wednesday.

  The second and third robberies were committed around the same time by four armed men dressed in black at Great Bay Supermarket and Vanke Supermarket, both located on Long Wall Road, at approximately 9:00pm Tuesday. The men stormed into the establishments with guns and robbed them of undisclosed amounts of cash. Afterwards the criminals fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

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  “Anyone who may have information regarding these robberies should get in contact with the Police Force by calling 542-2222 ext. 213 or 214, the anonymous tip line 9300 or the emergency number 911,” said police.

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/66456-burger-king-food-stores-robbed-by-unknown-men