(Police Press Release)PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Monday morning march 30th about 3:00 am the patrol saw two young men acting very suspicious in the area Le’Escargot restaurant on the Front-Street.
While being approached by patrol, both men fled the scene in the direction of Back-Street and jump over a wall making their escape in the dark. The officers started a foot chase in an attempt to apprehend the two men for being suspects of attempted burglary and for violating the measures laid down by Prime-Minister (E.O.C).
After a quick search the officers located both men on the other side of the wall suffering from injuries to their knees and ankles. They were immediately arrested by the officers. The men who were suffering from broken leg and ankle were later treated on the scene by the paramedics and transported to the Sint Maarten
Medical Center. After being treated for their injuries both suspects were given a fine and released.