Police looking for man behind St Paul’s Bay holdup

Man threatens gaming shop assistant before fleeing with cash

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The police are looking for a man behind a holdup at a gaming shop in St Paul’s Bay on Monday.

The incident happened at around noon, when the man wearing a hooded top entered the shop in Triq il-Qrol and demanded cash from a 21-year-old shop assistant, who he threatened with a knife.

The shop assistant was not hurt in the accident.

Duty magistrate Elaine Mercieca has launched an inquiry, and police investigations are ongoing.