Cash stolen from Fgura restaurant in New Year's Day armed robbery

Police investigating theft from restaurant in early hours of New Year's Day

Nobody was injured during an armed robbery of a Fgura restaurant on New Year's Day, the police said
Nobody was injured during an armed robbery of a Fgura restaurant on New Year's Day, the police said

The police are investigating a restaurant robbery which took place in the early hours of New Year's Day.

The incident happened at an eatery in Triq il-Kuluvert, Fgura at around 12:45am, the police said.

Preliminary investigations indicate that a man armed with a sharp, bladed objected entered the restaurant and stole an undisclosed amount of cash and a cheque from the establishment's cash register.

The perpetrator subsequently fled the scene.

The restaurant's owner, a 68-year-old Fgura resident, was present as the crime was taking place.

Luckily, nobody was injured during the robbery, police said.

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