Two men were arrested Tuesday evening after they got locked inside the shop they were trying to rob.
They were still on site when they were caught red-handed by the police.
A police spokesperson confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that the time of the would-be robbery was around 8.20pm in Triq Rejden, Msida. The culprits are from Żurrieq and Rabat.
It has not yet been established whether or not the men will be arraigned in court in the coming days.