The Malta Independent 25 February 2020, Tuesday

Man with face covered by handkerchief steals money from Sliema shop

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 11:46 Last update: about 2 months ago

A man whose face was covered with a handkerchief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash in a hold-up on a shop in Sliema, the police said.

The hold-up took place on Monday at 9pm in Mrabat Street.

The man, who was armed with a knife, entered the shop and demanded money from the assistants – two women aged 56 and 36.

He then made off with the money.

Magistrate Caroline Farrugia Frendo is leading an inquiry.

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