PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Sint Maarten Police Force was kept busy yesterday, September 6th 2020 with two armed robbery that had taken place in the Col-Bay Area.
The first robbery took place on Sunday afternoon September 6th 2020 approximately 04.00 pm on a supermarket on the Welfare road. According to the information gathers from the victims, a tall, slim man dresses all in black with his face covered, came into the supermarket brandishing a firearm and robbed the cashier. After the robbery the suspects jump on a black scooter that was parked nearby and fled in an unknown direction.
About 15 minutes later the police was call to next armed robbery that took place on a supermarket located on the Billy Folly road. According to the information gathered from the victims, a young man tall and slim, dressed in complete black came in to the establishment armed with a handgun and rob the cashier of the cash. After the robbery the suspects jump on a black scooter that was parked nearby and fled in the direction of Kruithoff roundabout. The Special Unit Robbery is busy with the investigation these two cases.
The Special Unit Robbery is investigating these armed robbery cases and asking anyone who has information, to contact the Sint Maarten Police Force. They can call the Special Unit Robberies at +1 721- 542 22 22 ext. 204 or 205. The anonymous tip line can also be contacted at 9300, or a message can be sent to our Facebook page. (Police Force of Sint Maarten – Korps Politie Sint Maarten)