Supermarket in Philipsburg robbed



PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place on Wednesday March 1st at approximately 02.55 p.m. at Hong Kong Supermarket located opposite the UTS building on the Cannegieter Street in Philipsburg.

According to reports an unknown man dressed in dark colored clothing with his face partially entered the establishment and held up the cashier with gun. The suspect went on to steal an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash register and then fled in the scene on foot in the direction of Back street.

Several police patrols were sent to search the area for the suspect but they were not successful in locating him.

The Special Unit Robbery is asking anyone who may have seen what took place or have any information regarding this robbery to immediately get in contact with the Detective Department by calling Tel: 54-22222 ext. 213-214.