Man grievous after resisting robbery

A man was grievously injured after trying to stop another man from robbing a shop in Ħamrun.

The accident took place early this morning, at around 3.15am, in Immaculate Conception Street.

According to the Police, a man whose identity is not yet known, broke into the shop allegedly by breaking the window. The 37-year-old shop owner tried to stop him, and at that moment in time, the thief hit the man with a pointed sharp weapon.

The thief managed to flee the scene with an amount of cash.