Fgura lotto booth hold-up: no injuries reported

A hooded man, armed with a knife, has stolen an undisclosed amount of cash from a lotto booth in Fgura this afternoon.

Police report that the man approached the booth at around 3:15pm this afternoon, demanded the cash from the 53- year old lotto receiver, before making his escape with the money. No injuries have been reported.

Investigations by the Fgura district police are underway and police patrols in the area are being intensified.

The police request that anyone who may be able to provide information about this robbery, make contact with them, whilst assuring that confidentiality will be respected.

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