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Hold-up on Tarxien lotto booth

Two robbers made off with cash after holding the lotto booth cashier and a client at knife point in busy Tarxien road

15 December 2017, 2:45pm
Two men robbed the lotto booth in Paola Road, Tarxien
Two men robbed the lotto booth in Paola Road, Tarxien
A 50-year-old woman working at a lotto booth in Tarxien and her client, a 67-year-old woman, got the fright of their life this afternoon when two masked men held them up at knife point.

The police said two men stopped outside the lotto booth in Paola Road, a busy artery, and asked for cash. The incident happened at noon.

The robbers escaped with an undisclosed sum of money. Nobody was injured.

Duty magistrate Consuelo Scerri Herrera is conducting an inquiry.

Police investigations are ongoing.