Armed robbery in Tarxien

RIU

A masked and armed man committed a robbery from Tarxien shop. The incident took place at around 12.30pm in Charles Maratta Road.

The man, who had a sharp and pointed weapon, allegedly entered the shop and asked for money from the teller, a 27-year-old woman from Zabbar. He fled from the scene of the crime with €100 in cash.

At the time of the crime, there was another employee, a 46-year-old Tunisian who resides in Cospicua.

No one was injured in this case, but the employee suffered from a shock and an ambulance was called.