Elderly tourist robbed of gold chainPOSTED: 01/31/12 12:42 PM
St. Maarten – Police are investigating the daylight theft of a gold chain from an 83-year-old tourist – H.S. – who was getting into his rental car. The 18 carat gold chain is valued at approximately $1,000.
S., who is staying at Royal Islander, told police the robbery took place around 3:30 p.m. on January 27 near the Oranje School. The thief surprised him as he got into his car, snatched the chain and ran away with it.