Cost Pro robbery suspect detained | THE DAILY HERALD

Cost Pro in Madame Estate.

PHILIPSBURG–Police officers arrested one person suspected of being involved in the armed robbery of Cost Pro supermarket on Wednesday, according to police.

Based on a lead received from French authorities, detectives of the Armed Robbery Unit were able to conduct a home search and locate a weapon in the residence of suspect M.J.M. (29).

The suspect was arrested and brought to the Philipsburg police station for further questioning. The robbery took place at Cost Pro supermarket in Madame Estate at 1:05pm April 22. Four men arrived at the supermarket and three of them armed with guns stormed into the establishment while the driver waited in the getaway vehicle.

The three armed men stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the establishment, along with several cellular telephones belonging to customers who were in the supermarket at the time of the robbery.

After committing the act, the robbers fled the scene in the awaiting vehicle.

This investigation continues.

Source: The Daily Herald