PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The investigating-team of the Jump Up casino armed robbery which took place on June 6th 2018 at approximately 12.10 a.m. has confirmed that the male victim of this robbery identified with the initials Y.B. has died of the gunshot wounds he sustained during this robbery.
The investigating team is also confirming that the investigation shows that the two casino workers were both shot by one of the robbers before the exchange of gunfire between an off-duty police officer and the robber in question. During the exchange of gunfire the same robber was shot by the police-officer and subsequently died of the wounds he sustained.
The management of the Jump-Up Casino seeing the seriousness of the crime and the importance to have the other culprits of this robbery arrested and convicted, have found it fit to come to the aid of the police department to increase the reward of U.S. $ 2000, — dollars to U.S. $ 10.000 available to anyone who can provide reliable information that can lead the to arrest and conviction of the other culprits of this robbery.
Persons with information can call the number +1721-5567498. The officer taking the calls on this telephone will guide the caller through a process that has to be followed in order for him or her to give their information anonymously.
The management of the Jump-Up Casino is appealing to anyone in the general public with information to please come forward.