The Malta Independent 31 May 2016, Tuesday

Two men being held by police in connection with late night armed robbery in Ta’ Xbiex

Saturday, 23 January 2016, 09:51 Last update: about 5 months ago

Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a gaming outlet yesterday evening.

The police received a report shortly after 11pm that two men, one of them carrying a firearm, had entered the outlet in Xatt ta’ Xbiex and ordered a 20-year-old employee to hand over the money.

At the time there were three clients in the premises. No one was hurt.

The robbers made off with a substantial amount of cash but they were identified and arrested a short while later by members of the Rapid Intervention Unit. The police said the men are being held for investigations.

Duty Magistrate Audrey Demicoli ordered an inquiry. 

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