Armed robbery at Little EuropePOSTED: 03/19/15 6:52 PM
St. Maarten – Armed suspects robbed Little Europe jewelry store on Front Street on Saturday morning between 10:30 and 11:00m and escaped in a waiting getaway vehicle that was later found by the police.
Little Europe Jewelry Store is located on Front Street in the vicinity of Emma Plein. “With guns in their hands and threatening to use them the suspects robbed the establishment of an undisclosed amount of jewelry. After committing this act the robbers fled out of the establishment and jumped into an awaiting “get away” car with heavily tinted windows and took-off in the direction of Sucker Garden.
“This vehicle in question was later found in the Sucker Garden area. The detectives were on the scene questioning witnesses while Forensic Department was collecting evidence. The vehicle in question was reported stolen and it has been confiscated for further investigation,” police spokesman Inspector Ricardo Henson said yesterday.