SIMPSON BAY - On Tuesday September 3rd, 2019 at 05.00 am the patrol from the Simpson Bay Police Sub Station was dispatched to Karakter Beach bar for a breaking and entering of the premises.
At the restaurant in Simpson bay the patrol encountered two persons attempting to force their way into the Restaurant.
By arrival of the police the two suspects tried fleeing the area. One of the suspects was later arrested after a short foot chase and brought over to the Police Station in Philipsburg and handed over to the detective department.
The second suspect managed to flee the scene. The investigation into this attempted breaking and entering is ongoing. (Sint Maarten Police Force)