Swatar robber cycles away with 'considerable amount' of money

Cash was stolen at gunpoint in the hold up, police say.

The robber is understood to have escaped on a bicycle
The robber is understood to have escaped on a bicycle

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a convenience shop in Swatar this afternoon.

At around 4pm a person, thought to be male, pointed a firearm at an employee at a convenience store in Triq G. Calleja, before escaping on a bicycle. A “considerable amount” of cash was stolen in the hold up, police say.

Investigations are ongoing. A police spokesperson was unable to confirm at this stage whether a magisterial inquiry will be launched.

 

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