Armed robbery at bar/restaurant



PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place on Saturday February 10th at approximately 10.00 p.m. at Beauty Crystal Bar and Restaurant located on the Sucker Garden road.

According to information one suspect dressed in dark clothing armed with a handgun walked directly up to the female manager who was busy in the kitchen at the time. The suspect threatened her with his fire-arm and then took her to cash register which is located in the bar section.

The suspect then stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and also threatened the customers who were in the bar. One customer was robbed of his money. After committing his act the suspect fled the scene on foot.