PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Monday May 6th at approximately 09.40 P.M. police patrols and Detectives from the Special Unit Robbery were sent to a house on Apricot road to investigate an armed robbery which had taken place shortly before. On the scene the investigating officers encountered several Venezuelan nationals claimed that were victims of an armed robbery.
They stated that two men one of which was armed with a gun and dressed in dark clothing entered the premises and under threat of the gun robbed them of the money and other personal items. After committing this act both men fled the scene on foot. No suspect has been identified or arrested in this case.