SINT MAARTEN (CAY HILL) - The Sint Maarten Police Force was kept busy yesterday, August 24th, 2020 with an armed robbery of an individual in the Cay Hill area as well as an attempted robbery on a lottery booth on the L.B Scott Road.
The robbery took place in the Cay Hill area at around 4:00 pm in the vicinity of Kooyman as the victim explained to the officers on the scene. According to the information received, two young men dressed in all black with hooded jackets, and brandishing a firearm robbed her of her cell phone.
The robbers fled on foot in an unknown direction after taking the victims' belongings.
At about 8:00 pm on that same evening, the police were called to an attempted armed robbery that took place on the on a lottery booth on the L.B Scott road.
According to the information gathered, two young men also dressed in black clothing entered the establishment armed with handguns and attempt to rob the cashier.
During the attempt, one of the suspects injured a customer by hitting him on his head with his weapon. The suspect did not manage to get any money from the cashier. The Special Unit Robbery is busy investigating these two cases. (KPSM)