Armed robbery in Birkirkara shop

A marked person armed with a pointed weapon robbed a shop in Birkirkara on Friday evening.

Police sources confirmed to Newsbook.com.mt that the theft took place in a shop on Triq Ġużè Orlando at around 8.10pm. Two clients and a 19-year-old cashier were in the shop at the time of the robbery. The robber ran away in a vehicle with the cash he managed to take from the shop.

No one got hurt during the incident.

Magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit is leading the inquest on the case.