PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Detectives are presently investigating an attempted robbery which took place in the vicinity of the Princess Juliana International Airport on Sunday July 14th at approximately 19.00 p.m. According to the victim identified with initials J.G.C.A. (42) while riding on his scooter from the Maho beach area towards the main building of PJIA he suddenly felt a very heavy thump against his left leg and scooter causing him to lose control of the vehicle and fall to the ground.
This is when he noticed that two unknown men on another scooter stopped next to his scooter which was lying on the ground. The passenger of the other scooter stepped off and started to search the compartments of his scooter but did not find anything.
As a result of fall the victim suffered several bruised to his body and complained of pain in his right knee and arm. The paramedics arrived on the scene a gave the victim medical treatment.
The victim was transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment.