Philipsburg, April 11th 2019
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Repeat request for community assistance in these two ongoing criminal investigations.
Does anyone recognize these perpetrators of an armed robbery?
On Monday, March 18, 2019, around 11.15 am, in broad daylight, an armed robbery occurred at supermarket 2.3 in the Dutch Quarter district. Three perpetrators, one with a firearm, entered the supermarket and forced some of those present to lie on the floor.
The perpetrators took the money from the cash register under threat from the firearm. After the raid, the three perpetrators ran away in the direction of the Dutch Quarter.
Have you witnessed the robbery or do you recognize any of the perpetrators?
You can call the Special Unit Robberies of the police via the general number + 1721-542 22 22 ext. 203 or via the anonymous tip line 9300 or send a PM via our Facebook page.
Shooting near the Emergency Homes in Dutch Quarter
In the early morning hours, on Thursday March 21st 2019, a man with gunshot wounds was discovered laying on the ground in the street near the Emergency homes in Dutch Quarter. A few days later the victim succumbed to his injuries.
There have been no suspects arrested in this case. The Detective Department of the Police Force of Sint Maarten has intensified their investigation in search of the suspect (s). However, detectives are still looking for witnesses to assist with this investigation.
The Detective Department would like to request from the general public to call the Police Station with any additional information which will lead to the arrests, in connection to this case using the phone number +1721 5422222 ext. 216/224 or the temporary tip line +1721 5567498 if you wish to remain anonymous or send us a PM via this Facebook page.