Armed robbery suspect arrested

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ORANJESTAD, St. Eustatius — On Wednesday June 8th a robbery took place in a shop on St. Eustatius.

The two culprits forced the shopkeeper to hand over the cash drawer under threat of striking and stabbing weapons.

On Friday, June 10th a first suspect of 33 years of age with the initials R.E.M., was arrested by the Dutch Caribbean Police Force.

Of course the investigation is continuing and further arrests are therefore not excluded.

As in other cases, tips can be passed on via the hotline +599 717 7251.