SIMPSON BAY - The Special Unit is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place on Tuesday April 17th at approximately 1.30 a.m. at Marty’s Gyros on Welfare road close to Kim Sha Beach.
Two men dressed in dark clothing and their face covered, one of which armed with a handgun stormed into the establishment coming from the rear of the building. The armed suspect threatened several customers that were in the establishment at the time with his firearm, at the same time allowing the second suspect to rob at least four victims of their personal belongings.
After committing this act the suspects fled the scene via the rear of the building, the same way the entered. Nothing was stolen from the establishment. No one was injured during the robbery. (Sint Maarten Police Force)