SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The police arrested two men breaking into a minimarket on the boardwalk early Monday morning March 30th, 2020 about 01.00 am, police said in a statement on Monday. During a routine foot patrol on the board walk the officers heard movement in one of the stores.
While checking the entrance to the business, the officers noticed that unknown persons had cut the padlock and made their way into the store.
The police officers decided to go into the business themselves and saw two men hiding in the darkness.
By closer control the officers noticed that the men had several bags of food and other items placed on the ground ready to be taken away. The two suspects with the initials U.D.T and L.P were immediately arrested and taken to the police station where they are being held for questioning. This investigation is still ongoing. (KPSM)