Man carries out armed hold-up in Fgura restaurant

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A man armed with a sharp weapon entered a Fgura restaurant on Wednesday morning.

The unknown man carried out a hold up at around 12.45am on Vjal il-Kottonera, and ran off with an unspecified amount of cash and a cheque which he took from the till. He is still at large.

The 68-year-old restaurant owner was at present when the hold up took place. Nobody was injured.

A police investigation is ongoing.

(The police initially said that the hold-up happened on Triq il-Kuluvert but later clarified that it is Vjal il-Kottonera)