The Malta Independent 30 September 2023, Saturday
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Armed man robs betting shop in St Paul’s Bay

Monday, 29 May 2023, 16:47 Last update: about 5 months ago

The police were informed about robbery at a betting shop on Triq il-Qroll, St Paul's Bay, at noon on Monday.

Preliminary investigations by police who went on site found that a man with his face covered and armed with a knife entered the shop and asked for money from the employee, a 21-year-old woman.

The alleged thief escaped from the shop, taking an amount of cash with him.

No one was injured, with the police currently undergoing a search for the thief.

Duty magistrate Elaine Mercieca was informed of the case and opened an inquiry. Police investigations are ongoing.

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