Father and son robbed in their home

Chief Inspector Ricardo Henson


MIDDLE REGION, Sint Maarten — On Sunday January 21st   at approximately 02.45 p.m. the Emergency Dispatch received a call of an armed robbery which had just taken place at a home on Ellis drive in Middle Region whereby one of the victims had suffered an injury to the head. Immediately police patrols, Special Unit Robbery and paramedics were sent to the scene to investigate what had taken place.

On the scene the investigating officers spoke to one of the victims who stated that shortly before he and his son were in the when two unknown men with their faces covered stormed into the house with a handgun and threatened to use the weapon. The other suspect then tied both father and son up and at the same time struck the father with the butt of the gun in his head.

The suspects then went on to steal two flat screen televisions and fled the scene with 2017 silver colored Hyundai Tucson belonging to the victim. The area was completely searched however neither the suspect nor the vehicle were located. The injured victim was treated by paramedics on the scene. The Special Unit Robbery is investigating this case.