Business man shot during armed robbery

On Friday October 26th at approximately 11.30 p.m. several police patrols rushed to Hotel Steeg better known as the L’ Escargot Alley in the vicinity of Anand Indian Restaurant for an armed robbery. On the scene the investigating officers learnt that the victims were attacked by three armed robbery. The victims of this robbery were the owners of the L’ Escargot Restaurant and two other friends who were all together in one car when the attack took place. During the robbery the victims were robbed of their personal belongings. The female driver of the car was dragged out of the car in the attempt to also steal the car however the robbers did not succeed in stealing the car. At one point during the robbery a gunshot was fired by one of the robbers hitting the owner of the restaurant with the initials J.M. in one of his shoulders. He was immediately transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for treatment. The Special Robbery Unit is speaking to witnesses and Forensic Department is collecting evidence in this case.