COLE BAY, Sint Maarten – One employee at a hardware store on the Union road in Cole bay is now in police custody after attempting to leave the premises on Tuesday March 5th , with several store items.
Suspect with initials O.P. (30) was placed under arrest by officers after the store manager had alerted the police that he concealed several store items under his clothes and attempted leave after his shift was over. The store manager had suspected the employee had stolen in the past and upon review of the camera surveillance footage received confirmation of such.
After a search of the suspect the officers found several items concealed under his clothes, the items found were confiscated and the suspect was placed under arrest for further investigation.